NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

Publications

Key publications from RESPIRE

An overview of RESPIRE and our research priorities

RESPIRE: The National Institute for Health Research's (NIHR) Global Respiratory Health Unit.

Sheikh A, Campbell H, Balharry D, Baqui AH, Bogaert D, Cresswell K, Cunningham S, Dockerell D, El Arifeen S, Fletcher M, Grant L, Ghazali SS, Habib M, Hazir T, Isaac R, Juvekar S, Khoo EM, McKinstry B, Morris AD, Nair H, Norrie J, Nwaru BI, Pinnock H, Robertson D, Saha S, Salvi S, Schwarze J, Simpson C, Sridhar D, Stoddart A, Weller D, Whyte M, Worth A, Williams S, Yusuf O, Zumla A, Rudan I; RESPIRE Collaboration.

J Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 8(2):020101.

 

Setting research priorities for global respiratory medicine within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Unit in Respiratory Health (RESPIRE).

Rudan I, Agrawal D, Hussein N, Cheong AT, Cunningham S, Dockerell D, Ghazali SS, Ghorpade D, Habib M, Hazir T, Juvekar S, Kawade A, Lee PY, Liew SM, Luz S, Khoo EM, Nair H, Norrie J, Patil R, Pinnock H, Ramdzan SN, Roy S, Salim H, Smith P, Yahya HM, Williams S, Campbell H, Sheikh A.

J Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 8(2):0201314.

2022

Developing a video expert panel as a reference standard to evaluate respiratory rate counting in paediatric pneumonia diagnosis: protocol for a cross-sectional study

Khan AM, Ahmed S, Chowdhury NH RESPIRE Collaboration, et al

BMJ Open 2022;12:e067389. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067389

 

Feasibility of supported self-management with a pictorial action plan to improve asthma control. 

Sazlina, S.G., Lee, P.Y., Cheong, A.T. et al.

npj Prim. Care Respir. Med. 32, 34 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41533-022-00294-8

 

Effectiveness of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation: systematic review and meta-analysis

Md. Nazim Uzzaman, Dhiraj Agarwal, Soo Chin Chan, Julia Patrick Engkasan, G.M. Monsur Habib, Nik Sherina Hanafi, Tracy Jackson, Paul Jebaraj, Ee Ming Khoo, Fatim Tahirah Mirza, Hilary Pinnock, Ranita Hisham Shunmugam, Roberto A. Rabinovich

European Respiratory Review Sep 2022, 31 (165) 220076; DOI: 10.1183/16000617.0076-2022

 

Community-based asthma assessment in young children: adaptations for a multicentre longitudinal study in South Asia

Islam MS, Huq S, Cunningham S, Schwarze J, Islam ASMDA, Amin M, Raza F, Satpathy R, Rauta PR, Ahmed S, Mahmood H, Fernandes G, Baloch B, Nisar I, Soofi S Panigrahi P, Juvekar S, Bavkedar A Baqui AH, Saha S, Campbell H, Sheikh A, Nair H, Saha SK, RESPIRE

Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease. doi: 10.1177/20499361221103876.

 

Theory of planned behaviour-based interventions in chronic diseases among low health-literacy population: protocol for a systematic review

Paul B, Kirubakaran R, Isaac R, Dozier M, Grant L, Weller D, RESPIRE Collaboration

Syst Rev 11, 127 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-022-02006-2

 

Accuracy of non-physician health workers in respiratory rate measurement to identify paediatric pneumonia in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Khan AM, O’Donald A, Shi T, Ahmed S, McCollum ED, King C, Baqui AH, Cunningham S, Campbell H; RESPIRE Collaboration.

J Glob Health 2022;12:04037. 

 

Digital auscultation as a diagnostic aid to detect childhood pneumonia: A systematic review.

Ahmed S, Saima S, Khan AM, Islam MS, Habib GM, McLane IM, McCollum ED, Baqui AH, Cunningham S, Nair H.

J Glob Health 2022;12:04033

 

Hajj health examination for pilgrims with asthma in Malaysia: An ethnographic study.

Ramli R, Hanafi NS, Hussein N, Lee PY, Ghazali SS, Cheong AT, Abu Bakar AI, Samad AA, Abdullah S, Pinnock H, Sheikh A, Khoo EM; the RESPIRE Collaborators.

J Glob Health 2022;12:04023.

 

Global, regional, and national prevalence of, and risk factors for, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in 2019: a systematic review and modelling analysis

Adeloye D, Song P, Zhu Y, Campbell H, Sheikh A, Rudan I, on behalf of NIHR RESPIRE Global Respiratory Health Unit.

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Volume 10, Issue 5, 447 - 458

 

Prevalence of hypoxaemia in children with pneumonia in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rahman AE, Hossain AT, Nair H, Chisti MJ, Dockrell D, El Arifeen S, Campbell H.

Lancet Global Health 2022 Mar 01;10(3):E348-E359.

 

Digital auscultation as a novel childhood pneumonia diagnostic tool for community clinics in Sylhet, Bangladesh: protocol for a cross-sectional study

Ahmed S, Mitra DK, Nair H, Cunningham S, Khan AM, Islam MA, McLane I, Chowdhury NH, Begum N, Shahidullah M, Islam S, Norrie J, Campbell H, Sheikh A, Baqui AH, McCollum ED.

BMJ Open 2022;12:e059630. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059630 

 

Stakeholders’ views of supporting asthma management in schools with a school-based asthma programme for primary school children: a qualitative study in Malaysia

Ramdzan SN, Khoo EM, Liew SM, Cunningham S, Pinnock H, on behalf of RESPIRE collaborators

BMJ Open 2022;12:e052058. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052058

2021

Barriers and facilitators to asthma care for Malaysian Hajj pilgrims: a qualitative study

Ramli R, Khoo EM, Liew SM, Hanafi NSH, Hussein N, Lee PY, Ghazali SS, Cheong AT, Bakar AIA, Samad AA, Abdullah S, Pinnock H, Sheikh A

European Respiratory Journal Sep 2021, 58 (suppl 65) PA999; DOI: 10.1183/13993003.congress-2021.PA999

 

Predictors for detecting chronic respiratory diseases in community surveys: A pilot cross-sectional survey in four South and South East Asian low- and middle-income countries.

Agarwal D, Hanafi NS, Khoo EM, Parker RA, Ghorpade D, Salvi S, Abu Bakar AI, Chinna K, Depa Das D, Monsur Habib M, Hussein N, Isaac R, Mohammad Islam S, Khan MS, S Liew SM, Pang YK, Paulb B, Saha SK, Wong LP, Yusuf OM, Yusuf SO, Juvekar S, Pinnock H; RESPIRE Collaboration.

J Glob Health 2021;11:04065.

 

Hypoxaemia prevalence and its adverse clinical outcomes among children hospitalised with WHO-defined severe pneumonia in Bangladesh.

Rahman AE, Hossain AT, Chisti MJ, Dockrell DH, Nair H, Arifeen SE, Campbell H.

J Glob Health 2021;11:04053.

 

Implementing asthma management guidelines in public primary care clinics in Malaysia. 

Cheong AT, Lee PY, Shariff-Ghazali S et al.

npj Prim. Care Respir. Med. 31, 47 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41533-021-00257-5

 

Barriers and challenges of implementing pulmonary rehabilitation in Malaysia: Stakeholders’ perspectives.

Chan SC, Sekhon JK, Engkasan JP, Nathan JJ, Mirza FT, Liew SM, Hussein N, Suhaimi A, Hanafi NS, Pang YK, Yatim SM, Jackson T, Fernandes G, Habib GMM, Pinnock H, Khoo EM; RESPIRE Collaborators.

J Glob Health 2021;11:02003.

 

Developing an Asthma Self-management Intervention Through a Web-Based Design Workshop for People With Limited Health Literacy: User-Centered Design Approach

Salim H, Lee PY, Sharif-Ghazali S, Cheong AT, Wong J, Young I, Pinnock H, RESPIRE Collaboration J Med Internet Res 2021;23(9):e26434 doi: 10.2196/26434 

 

Insights into how Malaysian adults with limited health literacy self-manage and live with asthma: A Photovoice qualitative study. 

Salim, H, Young, I, Lee, PY, Shariff-Ghazali, S, Pinnock, H, RESPIRE Collaboration. 

Health Expect. 2022; 25: 163- 176. doi:10.1111/hex.13360 

 

Operational definitions of paediatric asthma used in epidemiological studies: A systematic review.

Islam MS, Huq S, Ahmed S, Roy S, Schwarze J, Sheikh A, Saha AK, Cunningham S, Nair H; for the RESPIRE collaboration.

J Glob Health 2021;11:04032.

 

Clinical effectiveness and components of Home-pulmonary rehabilitation for people with chronic respiratory diseases: a systematic review protocol

Uzzaman MN, Chan SC, Shunmugam RH, et al

BMJ Open 2021;11:e050362. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050362

 

Sociocultural influences on asthma self-management in a multicultural society: a qualitative study amongst Malaysian adults. 

Koh, WM, Abu Bakar, AI, Hussein, N, et al. 

Health Expect. 2021; 24: 2078- 2086. doi:10.1111/hex.13352 

 

Chronic respiratory disease surveys in adults in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic scoping review of methodological approaches and outcomes

Hanafi NS, Agarwal D, Chippagiri S, Brakema EA, Pinnock H, Sheikh A, Liew SM, Ng CW, Isaac R, Chinna K, Wong LP, Hussein N, Abu Bakar AI, Pang YK, Juvekar S, Khoo EM; on behalf of the RESPIRE Collaborators.

J Glob Health 2021;11:04026. doi: 10.7189/jogh.11.04026

 

Barriers to implementing asthma self-management in Malaysian primary care: qualitative study exploring the perspectives of healthcare professionals. 

Lee PY, Cheong AT, Ghazali SS, Salim H, Wong J, Hussein N, Ramli R, Pinnock H, Liew SM, Hanafi NS, Bakar AIA, Ahad AM, Pang YK, Chinna K and Khoo EM

npj Prim. Care Respir. Med. 31, 38 (2021). doi: 10.1038/s41533-021-00250-y

 

Development of an educational intervention to reduce the burden of adult chronic lung disease in rural India: Inputs from a qualitative study.

Paul B, Isaac R, R. H, Jebaraj P, S. M, Das D, et al.

PLoS ONE 16(7): e0254534. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254534

 

Engaging with stakeholders for community-based health research in India: Lessons learnt, challenges and opportunities.

Patil R, Agarwal D, Kaur H, Gadgil M, Jackson T, Fernandes G, Juvekar S; on behalf of RESPIRE.

J Glob Health 2021;11:03072.

 

School-based self-management interventions for asthma among primary school children: a systematic review 

Ramdzan, S.N., Suhaimi, J., Harris, K.M., Khoo, E.M., Liew, S.M., Cunningham, S., Pinnock, H. 

npj Prim. Care Respir. Med. 31, 18 (2021). doi: 10.1038/s41533-021-00230-2

 

Study protocol and design for the assessment of paediatric pneumonia from X-ray images using deep learning

Sun MG, Saha S, Shah SA, Luz S, Nair H, Saha S.

BMJ Open 2021;11:e044461. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044461

 

Specialist to non-specialist teleconsultations in chronic respiratory disease management: A systematic review

Patil R, Shrivastava R, Juvekar S, McKinstry B, Fairhurst K; RESPIRE collaboration

J Glob Health 2021; 11 04019 doi: 10.7189/jogh.11.04019

 

Interplaying role of healthcare activist and homemaker: a mixed-methods exploration of the workload of community health workers (Accredited Social Health Activists) in India

Kawade A, Gore M, Lele P, Chavan U, Pinnock H, Smith P, Juvekar S, RESPIRE collaboration

Human Resources for Health. (2021) 19:7

2020

Community health worker-based mobile health (mHealth) approaches for improving management and caregiver knowledge of common childhood infections: A systematic review.

Mahmood H, Mckinstry B, Luz S, Fairhurst K, Nasim S, Hazir T; RESPIRE Collaboration.

Journal of Global Health. 10, (2) 2020.

 

Systematic review of clinical effectiveness, components, and delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation in low-resource settings.

GM Monsur Habib, Robert Rabinovich, Kalyani Divgi, Salahuddin Ahmed, Samir Kumar Saha, Sally Singh, Aftab Uddin, Md. Nazim Uzzaman, Hilary Pinnock

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine 30, 52 (2020). 

 

Continuing professional education for general practitioners on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: feasibility of a blended learning approach in Bangladesh.

Uzzaman MN, Jackson T, Uddin A, Rowa-Dewar N, Chisti MJ, Habib GMM, Pinnock H & RESPIRE Collaborators.

BMC Family Practice 21, 203 (2020)

 

Engaging with stakeholders in a research programme to promote implementation of pulmonary rehabilitation in Bangladesh: Challenges and opportunities.

Habib GMM, Uzzaman MN, Malik P, Rabinovich R, Uddin A, Alam SMR, Williams S, Pinnock H.

J Glob Health 2020;10:020384.

 

Respiratory research funding is inadequate, inequitable, and a missed opportunity.

Williams S, Sheikh A, Campbell H, Fitch N, Griffiths C, Heyderman RS, Jordan RE, Katikireddi SV, Tsiligianni I, Obasi A, on behalf of the Global Health Respiratory Network.

Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Aug;8(8):E67-E68

 

How young children learn independent asthma self-management: a qualitative study in Malaysia.

Ramdzan SN, Khoo EM, Liew SM, Cunningham S, Kendall M, Sukri N, Salim H,  Suhaimi J, Lee PY, Cheong AT, Hussein N, Hanafi NS, Ahad AM, Pinnock H

Archives of Disease in Childhood. Published Online First: 03 July 2020.

 

A systematic review of interventions addressing limited health literacy to improve asthma self-management.

Salim H, Ramdzan SN, Ghazali SS, Lee PY, Young I, McClatchey K, Pinnock H; on behalf of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) collaboration

J Glob Health. 2020 Jun; 10(1):010428. 

 

Protecting children in low-income and middle-income countries from COVID-19.

Ahmed S, Mvalo T, Akech S, Agweyu A, Baker K, Bar-Zeev N, Campbell H, Checkley W, Chisti MJ, Colbourn T, Cunningham S, Duke T, English M, Falade AG, Fancourt NSS, Ginsburg AS, Graham HR, Gray DM, Gupta M, Hammitt L, Hesseling AC, Hooli S, Johnson A-W BR, King C, Kirby MA, Lanata CF, Lufesi N, Mackenzie GA, McCracken JP, Moschovis PP, Nair H, Oviawe O, Pomat WS, Santosham M, Seddon JA, Thahane LK, Wahl B, Van der Zalm M, Verwey C, Yoshida L-M, Zar HJ, Howie SRC, McCollum ED

BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e002844.

 

Normal spirometry predictive values for the Western Indian adult population.

Agarwal D, Parker R, Pinnock H, Roy S, Ghorpade D, Salvi S, Khatavkar P, Juvekar S, RESPIRE collaboration

European Respiratory Journal. 2020;1902129. 

 

Implementing lung health interventions in low- and middle-income countries – a FRESH AIR systematic review and meta-synthesis.

Brakema EA, Vermond D, Pinnock H, Lionis C, Kirenga B, Le AP, Sooronbaev T, Chavannes NH, van der Kleij RMJJ on behalf of the FRESH AIR collaborators

European Respiratory Journal. 2020;2000127.

 

Patient and public involvement in research: from tokenistic box ticking to valued team members.

Jackson T, Pinnock H, Liew SM, Horne E, Ehrlich E, Fulton O, Worth A, Sheikh A and De Simoni A

BMC Medicine. 2020 Apr; 18:79.

 

Improving air quality needs to be a policy priority for governments globally.

Sheikh A.

PLoS Med. 2020 Feb; 17(2): e1003041 

 

2019

The UK's Global Health Respiratory Network: Improving respiratory health of the world's poorest through research collaborations.

Sheikh A, Campbell H, Balharry D, Adab P, Barreto ML, Bauld L, Cooper P, Cruz A, Davidson FM, Dodd P, Enocson A, Fitch N, Griffiths C, Grigg J, Heyderman RS, Jordan R, Katikireddi SV, Kuo S, Kwambana-Adams B, Leyland AH, Mortimer K, Mosler G, Obasi A, Orme M, Readshaw A, Savio M, Siddiqi K, Sifaki-Pistolla D, Singh S, Squire B, Tsiligianni I, Williams S.

J Glob Health. 2019 Dec; 9(2):020104.

 

Profile: Vadu Health and Demographic Surveillance System Pune, India

Patil R, Roy S, Ingole V, Bhattacharjee T, Chaudhary B, Lele P, Hirve S, Juvekar S, & Vadu HDSS team

J Glob Health. 2019 Jun;9(1):010202.

 

Protocol for a systematic review of interventions addressing health literacy to improve asthma self-management.

Salim H, Young I, Ghazali SS, Lee PY, Ramdzan SN & Pinnock H.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2019 May; 29:18

 

Systematic scoping review protocol of methodologies of chronic respiratory disease surveys in low/middle-income countries.

Agarwal D, Hanafi NS, Chippagiri S, Brakema EA, Pinnock H, Khoo EM, Sheikh A, Liew SM, Ng CW, Isaac R, Chinna K, Ping WL, Hussein NB, Juvekar S & the RESPIRE Collaborators.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2019 May; 29:17

 

Systematic review (protocol) of clinical effectiveness and models of care of low-resource pulmonary rehabilitation.

Habib GMM, Rabinovich R, Divgi K, Ahmed S, Saha SK, Singh S, Uddin A & Pinnock H.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2019 Apr; 29:10

 

Perceptions of complementary/alternative medicine use and influence on evidence-based asthma medicine adherence in Malaysian children.

Ramdzan SN, Pinnock H, Liew SM, Sukri N, Salim H, Hanafi NS, Hussein N, Suhaimi J, Lee PY, Cheong AT, Ahad AM, Cunningham S, Khoo EM.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2019 Feb; 29:5

 

2018

RESPIRE: The National Institute for Health Research's (NIHR) Global Respiratory Health Unit.

Sheikh A, Campbell H, Balharry D, Baqui AH, Bogaert D, Cresswell K, Cunningham S, Dockerell D, El Arifeen S, Fletcher M, Grant L, Ghazali SS, Habib M, Hazir T, Isaac R, Juvekar S, Khoo EM, McKinstry B, Morris AD, Nair H, Norrie J, Nwaru BI, Pinnock H, Robertson D, Saha S, Salvi S, Schwarze J, Simpson C, Sridhar D, Stoddart A, Weller D, Whyte M, Worth A, Williams S, Yusuf O, Zumla A, Rudan I; RESPIRE Collaboration.

J Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 8(2):020101.

 

Setting research priorities for global respiratory medicine within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Unit in Respiratory Health (RESPIRE).

Rudan I, Agrawal D, Hussein N, Cheong AT, Cunningham S, Dockerell D, Ghazali SS, Ghorpade D, Habib M, Hazir T, Juvekar S, Kawade A, Lee PY, Liew SM, Luz S, Khoo EM, Nair H, Norrie J, Patil R, Pinnock H, Ramdzan SN, Roy S, Salim H, Smith P, Yahya HM, Williams S, Campbell H, Sheikh A.

J Glob Health. 2018 Dec; 8(2):0201314.

 

Chronic respiratory diseases are neglected.

Khoo EM.

Malays Fam Physician. 2018 Dec;13(3):1-2.

 

A joyful homecoming.

Patil R.

Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Dec;6(12):904.

 

Pneumonia: a global cause without champions.

Watkins K and Sridhar D

Lancet. 2018 Sep 1;392(10149):718-719.

 

Dangers of COPD and asthma under-recognised among Hajj pilgrims.

Liew SM, Hussein N, Hanafi NS, Pinnock H, Sheikh A, Khoo EM.

Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Aug; 6(8):590.