Alaa Al Kerwi

Latest publications

Alcohol use and burden for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 22, 2018
2018 Sep. Lancet.392(10152):1015-1035. Epub 2018 Aug 23.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Alcohol Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

European health examination surveys - a tool for collecting objective information about the health of the population.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
June 28, 2018
2018 Jun. Arch Public Health.76(1):38.
By:
  • Tolonen H
  • Koponen P
  • Alkerwi A
  • Capkova N
  • Giampaoli S
  • Mindell J
  • Paalanen L
  • Ruiz-Castell M
  • Trichopoulou A
  • Kuulasmaa K
  • EHES Network.

Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
June 02, 2018
2018 Jun. Lancet.391(10136):2236-2271.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Spending on health and HIV/AIDS: domestic health spending and development assistance in 188 countries, 1995-2015.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
May 05, 2018
2018 May. Lancet.391(10132):1799-1829. Epub 2018 Apr 17.
By:
  • Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Trends in future health financing and coverage: future health spending and universal health coverage in 188 countries, 2016-40.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
May 05, 2018
2018 May. Lancet.391(10132):1783-1798. Epub 2018 Apr 17.
By:
  • Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Burden of obesity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
May 01, 2018
2018 May. Int J Public Health.63(Suppl 1):165-176. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Obesity Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg)
  • Mokdad AH.

Diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
May 01, 2018
2018 May. Int J Public Health.63(Suppl 1):177-186. Epub 2017 Aug 3.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Diabetes and CKD Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg)
  • Mokdad AH.

Reply-Letter to the Editor - Smoking status is inversely associated with overall diet quality: Findings from the ORISCAV-LUX study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
April 01, 2018
2018 Apr. Clin Nutr.37(2):761-762. Epub 2018 Feb 15.
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Baydarlioglu B
  • Sauvageot N
  • Stranges S
  • Lemmens P
  • Shivappa N
  • Hebert JR.

Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
March 19, 2018
2018 Mar. Int J Epidemiol.47(3):872-883i. [Epub ahead of print].
By:
  • NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (Alkerwi A as member of the NCD-RisC).

Prevalence and related risk factors of chronic kidney disease among adults in Luxembourg: evidence from the observation of cardiovascular risk factors (ORISCAV-LUX) study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
December 08, 2017
2017 Dec. BMC Nephrol.18(1):358.
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Sauvageot N
  • El Bahi I
  • Delagardelle C
  • Beissel J
  • Noppe S
  • Roderick PJ
  • Mindell JS
  • Stranges S.

Smoking status is inversely associated with overall diet quality: Findings from the ORISCAV-LUX study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
October 01, 2017
2017 Oct. Clin Nutr.36(5):1275-1282. Epub 2016 Aug 24.
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Baydarlioglu B
  • Sauvageot N
  • Stranges S
  • Lemmens P
  • Shivappa N
  • Hebert JR.

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 17, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1260-1344.
By:
  • GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1345-1422.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1084-1150.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1211-1259.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1151-1210.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Causes of Death Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1423-1459.
By:
  • GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
July 15, 2017
2017 Jul. Lancet.390(10091):231-266. Epub 2017 May 18.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators (Alkerwi A and Stranges S as collaborators for Luxembourg)
  • et al.

Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 Years.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
July 06, 2017
2017 Jul. N Engl J Med.377(1):13-27. Epub 2017 Jun 12.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Obesity Collaborators
  • Afshin A
  • Forouzanfar MH
  • Reitsma MB
  • Sur P
  • Estep K
  • Lee A
  • Marczak L
  • Mokdad AH
  • Moradi-Lakeh M
  • Naghavi M
  • Salama JS
  • Vos T
  • Abate KH
  • Abbafati C
  • Ahmed MB
  • Al-Aly Z
  • Alkerwi A
  • Al-Raddadi R
  • Amare AT
  • Amberbir A
  • Amegah AK
  • Amini E
  • Amrock SM
  • Anjana RM
  • Arnlov J
  • Asayesh H
  • Banerjee A
  • Barac A
  • Baye E
  • Bennett DA
  • Beyene AS
  • Biadgilign S
  • Biryukov S
  • Bjertness E
  • Boneya DJ
  • Campos-Nonato I
  • Carrero JJ
  • Cecilio P
  • Cercy K
  • Ciobanu LG
  • Cornaby L
  • Damtew SA
  • Dandona L
  • Dandona R
  • Dharmaratne SD
  • Duncan BB
  • Eshrati B
  • Esteghamati A
  • Feigin VL
  • Fernandes JC
  • Furst T
  • Gebrehiwot TT
  • Gold A
  • Gona PN
  • Goto A
  • Habtewold TD
  • Hadush KT
  • Hafezi-Nejad N
  • Hay SI
  • Horino M
  • Islami F
  • Kamal R
  • Kasaeian A
  • Katikireddi SV
  • Kengne AP
  • Kesavachandran CN
  • Khader YS
  • Khang YH
  • Khubchandani J
  • Kim D
  • Kim YJ
  • Kinfu Y
  • Kosen S
  • Ku T
  • Defo BK
  • Kumar GA
  • Larson HJ
  • Leinsalu M
  • Liang X
  • Lim SS
  • Liu P
  • Lopez AD
  • Lozano R
  • Majeed A
  • Malekzadeh R
  • Malta DC
  • Mazidi M
  • McAlinden C
  • McGarvey ST
  • Mengistu DT
  • Mensah GA
  • Mensink GBM
  • Mezgebe HB
  • Mirrakhimov EM
  • Mueller UO
  • Noubiap JJ
  • Obermeyer CM
  • Ogbo FA
  • Owolabi MO
  • Patton GC
  • Pourmalek F
  • Qorbani M
  • Rafay A
  • Rai RK
  • Ranabhat CL
  • Reinig N
  • Safiri S
  • Salomon JA
  • Sanabria JR
  • Santos IS
  • Sartorius B
  • Sawhney M
  • Schmidhuber J
  • Schutte AE
  • Schmidt MI
  • Sepanlou SG
  • Shamsizadeh M
  • Sheikhbahaei S
  • Shin MJ
  • Shiri R
  • Shiue I
  • Roba HS
  • Silva DAS
  • Silverberg JI
  • Singh JA
  • Stranges S
  • Swaminathan S
  • Tabares-Seisdedos R
  • Tadese F
  • Tedla BA
  • Tegegne BS
  • Terkawi AS
  • Thakur JS
  • Tonelli M
  • Topor-Madry R
  • Tyrovolas S
  • Ukwaja KN
  • Uthman OA
  • Vaezghasemi M
  • Vasankari T
  • Vlassov VV
  • Vollset SE
  • Weiderpass E
  • Werdecker A
  • Wesana J
  • Westerman R
  • Yano Y
  • Yonemoto N
  • Yonga G
  • Zaidi Z
  • Zenebe ZM
  • Zipkin B
  • Murray CJL.

Geographic variations in cardiometabolic risk factors in Luxembourg.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Health Economics and Evidence Synthesis Research Unit
June 16, 2017
2017 Jun. Int J Environ Res Public Health.14(6).
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Bahi IE
  • Stranges S
  • Beissel J
  • Delagardelle C
  • Noppe S
  • Kandala NB.