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Safia Jiwani, MSPH

  • Research Associate

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E8031
Baltimore, Maryland 21205



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MSPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2016
BSc, McGill University, 2011

Honors and Awards

Nancy Stephens Student Support Fund, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: awarded May 16th 2016

  • Maternal newborn and child health
  • Obesity among adolescent and adult women in LMICs
  • Quality of health services
  • Evaluation of large scale health programs in LMICs
  • Mortality surveillance
  • Health inequalities

Publications from the last 5 years

  • Jiwani SS, Carrillo-Larco RM, Hernández-vásquez A, Barrientos-gutiérrez T, Basto-abreu A, Gutierrez L, et al. Articles The shift of obesity burden by socioeconomic status between 1998 and 2017 in Latin America and the Caribbean : a cross-sectional series study. Lancet Glob Heal [Internet]. 2019;7(12):e1644–54. Available from:
  • Maïga A, Jiwani SS, Mutua MK, Countdown to 2030 collaboration for Eastern and Southern Africa, et al. Generating statistics from health facility data: the state of routine health information systems in Eastern and Southern Africa. BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001849.
  • Amouzou A, Leslie HH, Ram M, On behalf of the Countdown Coverage Technical Working Group, et al. Advances in the measurement of coverage for RMNCH and nutrition: from contact to effective coverage BMJ Global Health 2019;4:e001297.
  • Carrillo-Larco RM, Jiwani SS, Diez-Canseco F, Kanter R, Beratarrechea A, Irazola V, Ramirez-Zea M, Rubinstein A, Martinez H, Miranda JJ; GISMAL Group. Implementation Tells Us More Beyond Pooled Estimates: Secondary Analysis of a Multicountry mHealth Trial to Reduce Blood Pressure. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2018 Nov 1;6(11):e10226. doi: 10.2196/10226. PubMed PMID: 30389646; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6238100
  • Grant C, Nawal D, Guntur SM, Kumar M, Chaudhuri I, Galavotti C, Mahapatra T, Ranjan K, Kumar G, Mohanty S, Alam MA, Das A, Jiwani S. 'We pledge to improve the health of our entire community': Improving health worker motivation and performance in Bihar, India through teamwork, recognition, and non-financial incentives. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 30;13(8):e0203265. doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0203265