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    • Overcoming data limitations: design of a multicomponent study for estimating the economic burden of dengue in India. 

      Halasa, Yara A; Dogra, Vishal; Arora, Narendra; Tyagi, BK; Nandan, Deoki; Shepard, Donald S (‎2011-12)‎
      Dengue is emerging as a serious global health problem. Estimating the economic burden of dengue is crucial to inform policy-makers of the disease’s societal impact and may assist in implementing appropriate control strategies. However, developing such studies is constrained by limited data and other challenges. This paper shows how analyzing hospital records carefully can adjust surveillance data for possible under-reporting and misdiagnosis of dengue, merging information on treatment patterns with macro costing to estimate the cost of dengue ...