August 9, 2017 Chandrashekhar T, Sreeramareddy

Designation/Title: Dr, Lecturer
Department: Associate professor, Department of Community Medicine, International Medical University
Tel: 03-27317516

Education and Training

MSc International Health TropEd Consortium for education in Public Health 2008
Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health Charite University Germany 2007
MD Community Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India 2003
MBBS Bangalore Medical College, India 1999


Research interests:

  • Global Public Health
  • Tobacco Control

Research projects/grants:

  • Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi, India in collaboration with Public Health Foundation of India for "Family and community interventions under IMCI strategy for reduction of neonatal and under-fives mortality among children in Low-and-middle-income countries: a systematic review" (500,000 Indian rupees) 2015-16
  • Research publication Scheme grant based impact factors of publications in ISI tracked journals (RM150,000) from 2013-15, from University Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Health and nutritional status of primary school in sub urban Selangor, Malaysia. University Tunku Abdul Rahman Research Fund (RM 20,000) 2012
  • Indoor Air Pollution as a Risk Factor for Tuberculosis- A Case-Control Study. A funded research project by International Training and Research in Environmental and Occupational Health (ITREOH) via University of California, Berkeley (published). (USD 10,000) 2005-06

Professional affiliations:

  • Indian Public Health Association
  • International Society for infectious Diseases
  • International Epidemiological Association
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases

Academic Awards:

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarship visiting academic Scholar (2010)
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for European Masters In International health (2007-08)
  • Belgium Directorate-General for Development Cooperation scholarship 2009

Recent publications 
(last 5 years – 2012 -2017)

  • Sreeramareddy CT, Pradhan PM. Prevalence and Social Determinants of Smoking in 15 Countries from North Africa, Central and Western Asia, Latin America and Caribbean: Secondary Data Analyses of Demographic and Health Surveys. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 1;10(7):e0130104.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Rahman M, Harsha Kumar H, Shah M, Hossain AM, Sayem MA, Moreira JM, Van den Ende J. Intuitive weights of harm for therapeutic decision making in smear-negative pulmonary Tuberculosis: an interview study of physicians in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014 Aug 8;14(1):67.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Qin ZZ, Satyanarayana S, Subbaraman R, Pai M. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in India: a systematic review. Int J. Tuberc Lung Dis 18(3):255–266.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Ramakrishnareddy N, Subramaniam M. Association between household food access insecurity and nutritional status indicators among children aged <5 years in Nepal: results from a national, cross-sectional household survey. Public Health Nutr. 18(16), 2906–2914
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Sathyanarayana TN, Anchala R, Harsha K (2015) Family and Community interventions under IMCI strategy for reduction of neonatal and under-fives mortality among children in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Harsha Kumar HN, Arokiasamy JT. Prevalence of self-reported tuberculosis, knowledge about tuberculosis transmission and its determinants among adults in India: results from a nation-wide cross-sectional household survey. BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 17; 13:16
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Sathyanaryana TN. Decentralised versus centralised governance of health services (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010830
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Pradhan P, Sin S. Prevalence, distribution, and social determinants of tobacco use in 30 sub-Saharan African countries. BMC Med 2014 Dec 18;12(1):243.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Pradhan PMS, Mir IA, Sin S. Tobacco use in eight South and South-east Asian countries: Prevalence estimates and social determinants from Demographic and Health Surveys. Popul Health Metr. 2014 Aug 28;12:22.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Harsha Kumar HN, Sathian B. Time Trends and Inequalities of Under-Five Mortality in Nepal: A Secondary Data Analysis of Four Demographic and Health Surveys between 1996 and 2011. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 4;8(11):e79818.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Chew WF, Poulsaeman V, Boo NY, Choo KB, Yap SF. Blood pressure and its associated factors among primary school children in suburban Selangor, Malaysia: A cross-sectional survey. J Family Community Med. 2013 May;20(2):90-7.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Majeed Kutty NA, Razzaq Jabbar MA, Boo NY. Physical activity and associated factors among young adults in Malaysia: an online exploratory survey. Biosci Trends. 2012 Jun;6(3):103-9.
  • Sreeramareddy CT, Sathyanarayana TN, Kumar HN. Utilization of health care services for childhood morbidity and associated factors in India: a national cross-sectional household survey. PloS One. 2012; 7(12):e51904


  • Kutty NA, Sreeramareddy CT. A cross-sectional online survey of compulsive internet use and mental health of young adults in Malaysia. J Fam Community Med 2014;21:23-8
  • Nagandla K, Idris N, Nalliah S, Sreeramareddy CT, George SRK, Kanagasabai S. Hormonal treatment for uterine adenomyosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD011372.

Co-author Publications as collaborator of Global Burden of Disease Study in Lancet and JAMA

  • Global and National Burden of Diseases and Injuries Among Children and Adolescents Between 1990 and 2013: Findings From the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jan 25. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4276.
  • Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2015 Dec 5;386(10010):2287-323. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00128-2.
  • Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. Lancet. 2015 Nov 28;386(10009):2145-91. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61340-X.
  • The Global Burden of Cancer 2013. JAMA Oncol. 2015 Jul;1(4):505-27. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.0735.
  • Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2015 Aug 22;386(9995):743-800. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4.
  • Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2015 Jan 10;385(9963):117-71. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2.
  • Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2014 Sep 13;384(9947):1005-70. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8.
  • Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2014 Sep 13; 384(9947):980-1004. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60696-6.
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