Yohannes Kinfu

Associate Professor

Accepting PhD Students

19992019

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Biography

Yohannes Kinfu, PhD., is a graduate of the Australian National University with research interests and experience in the economics of health care and in modelling disease patterns, risk factors and population processes in global context. Yohannes has published widely in these areas in major medical, public health and health economics journals, including NEJM, The Lancet, JAMA an BMJ. His work experience spans across four continents (Africa, Australia Europe, the Middle East) and various institutions, including WHO, the Australian National University, the University of Queensland and Qatar University. Yohannes is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Canberra, Australia and holds similar position at the Department of Health Metrics Sciences with the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. He is also an Honorary Fellow at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne Australia and a member of the Scientific Council of the  Global Burden of Disease at IHME.

External positions

Honorary Fellow, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

3 Oct 2018 → …

Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Washington

3 Oct 2018 → …

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Projects

Health economics Panel

Brown, L., Gong, X., GOSS, J., GOSS, J., Kinfu, Y., Li, J., Miranti, R. & Mohanty, I.

22/07/1522/07/18

Project: Other

Panel agreement for the Services of Program Review and Evaluation

Davey, R., Aulich, C., Aulich, C., Berry, H., Berry, H., Blood, W., Blood, W., Brown, L., Edwards, M., Evans, M., Gibson, D., Gong, X., GOSS, J., GOSS, J., Hogan, A., Jamieson, M., Kinfu, Y., Miranti, R., Pamphilon, B., Parker, R., Prosser, B., Tanton, R., UPTON, D. & Vidyattama, Y.

Commonwealth Department of Health

15/12/1414/12/17

Project: Other

Research Output

A statistical downscaling approach for generating high spatial resolution health risk maps: A case study of road noise and ischemic heart disease mortality in Melbourne, Australia

Hanigan, I. C., Chaston, T. B., Hinze, B., Dennekamp, M., Jalaludin, B., Kinfu, Y. & Morgan, G. G., 5 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Health Geographics. 18, 1, p. 20 10 p., 20.

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    Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors in Child and Adolescent Health, 1990 to 2017: Findings From the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2017 Study

    Reiner, R. C., Olsen, H. E., Ikeda, C., Echko, M., Ballesteros, K. E., Manguerra, H., Martopullo, I., Millear, A. I., Shields, C., Smith, A., Strub, B., Abebe, M., Abebe, Z., Adhena, B. M., Adhikari, T. B., Akibu, M., Al-Raddadi, R., Alvis-Guzman, N., Antonio, C. A. T., Aremu, O. & 100 others, Asgedom, S. W., Asseffa, N. A., Avila-Burgos, L., Barac, A., Bärnighausen, T., Bassat, Q., Bensenor, I. M., Bhutta, Z., Bijani, A., Bililign, N., Cahuana-Hurtado, L., Malta, D. C., Chang, J. C., Charlson, F., Dharmaratne, S. D., Doku, D. T., Edessa, D., El-Khatib, Z., Erskine, H. E., Ferrari, A. J., Fullman, N., Gupta, R., Hassen, H. Y., Hay, S. I., Stephen Ilesanmi, O., Jacobsen, K. H., Kahsay, A., Kasaeian, A., Kassa, T. D., Kebede, S., Khader, Y. S., Khan, E. A., Khan, M. N., Khang, Y-H., Khubchandani, J., KINFU, Y., Kochhar, S., Kokubo, Y., Koyanagi, A., Defo, B. K., Lal, D. K., Kumsa, F. A., Larson, H. J., Leung, J., Mamun, A. A., Mehata, S., Melku, M., Mendoza, W., Mezgebe, H. B., Miller, T., Moges, N. A., Mohammed, S., Mokdad, A. H., Monasta, L., Neupane, S., Nguyen, H. L. T., Ningrum, D. N. A., Nirayo, Y. L., Nong, V. M., Ogbo, F. A., Olagunju, A. T., Olusanya, B. O., Olusanya, J. O., Patton, G. C., Pereira, D. M., Pourmalek, F., Qorbani, M., Rafay, A., Rai, R. K., Ram, U., Ranabhat, C. L., Renzaho, A. M. N., Rezai, M. S., Ronfani, L., Roth, G. A., Safiri, S., Sartorius, B., Scott, J. G., Shackelford, K. A., Sliwa, K., Sreeramareddy, C., Sufiyan, M. B., Terkawi, A. S., Topor-Madry, R., Tran, B. X., Ukwaja, K. N., Uthman, O. A., Vollset, S. E., Weldegwergs, K. G., Werdecker, A., Whiteford, H. A., Wijeratne, T., Yonemoto, N., Yotebieng, M., Zuhlke, L. J., Kyu, H. H., Naghavi, M., Vos, T., Murray, C. J. L. & Kassebaum, N. J., 2019, In : JAMA Pediatrics. 173, 6, p. 1-17 17 p.

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    Health disparities across the counties of Kenya and implications for policy makers, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

    Achoki, T., Miller-Petrie, M. K., Glenn, S. D., Kalra, N., Lesego, A., Gathecha, G. K., Alam, U., Kiarie, H. W., Maina, I. W., Adetifa, I. M. O., Barsosio, H. C., Degfie, T. T., Keiyoro, P. N., Kiirithio, D. N., Kinfu, Y., Kinyoki, D. K., Kisia, J. M., Krish, V. S., Lagat, A. K., Mooney, M. D. & 10 others, Moturi, W. N., Newton, C. R. J., Ngunjiri, J. W., Nixon, M. R., Soti, D. O., Van De Vijver, S., Yonga, G., Hay, S. I., Murray, C. J. L. & Naghavi, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : The Lancet Global Health. 7, 1, p. e81-e95

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    Technical and scale efficiency of provincial health systems in China: A bootstrapping data envelopment analysis

    Chai, P., Zhang, Y., Zhou, M., Liu, S. & Kinfu, Y., 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 8, p. 1-9 9 p., 027539.

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    Burden and trend of diet-related non-communicable diseases in Australia and comparison with 34 OECD countries, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

    Melaku, Y. A., Renzaho, A., Gill, T. K., Taylor, A. W., Dal Grande, E., de Courten, B., Baye, E., Gonzalez-Chica, D., Hyppӧnen, E., Shi, Z., Riley, M., Adams, R. & Kinfu, Y., May 2018, In : European Journal of Nutrition. 58, 3, p. 1-15 15 p.

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  • 8 Citations (Scopus)