Eswatini Cancer Registry (formerly Swaziland) **

Database Contact Data

Ms. Xolisile Dlamini
Ministry of Health, Epidemiologist
Eswatini Cancer Registry 

Alternate Contact


References of Studies Using/Describing Database

1. Ngcamphalala C, Östensson E, Ginindza TG. The economic burden of prostate cancer in Eswatini. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Apr 11;22(1):483.

2. Ngcamphalala C, Östensson E, Ginindza TG (2021). The economic burden of cervical cancer in Eswatini: Societal perspective. PLoS ONE 16(4): e0250113. 

3. Arbyn M, Weiderpass E, Bruni L, de Sanjosé S, Saraiya M, Ferlay J, Bray F. Estimates of incidence and mortality of cervical cancer in 2018: a worldwide analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Feb;8(2):e191-e203.

Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry (Zimbabwe) **

Database Contact Data

Mr Eric Chokunonga
Registrar, Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry
Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals
Post Basic School of Nursing Building
P.O. Box A449
Avondale, Harare
Tel: +263-4-794445, 791631
Fax: +263-4-794445
Email 1:
Email 2:

Alternate Contact

Professor Margaret Z. Borok (Medical Director)

References of Studies Using/Describing Database

1. Shamu T, Rohner E, Chokunonga E, Spoerri A, Mandiriri A, Chimbetete C, Egger M, Bohlius J, Borok M. Cancer incidence among people living with HIV in Zimbabwe: A record linkage study. Cancer Reports. 2021 Dec 7:e1597.

2. Gotora E. Health System in Zimbabwe and Delay in Seeking Health Care of Breast Cancer Among Women. Athens Journal of Health and Medical Sciences. 2021 Dec:243-64.

3. Stoeter O, Seraphin TP, Chitsike I, Chokunonga E, Kambugu JB, Wabinga H, Parkin DM, Kantelhardt EJ. Trends in childhood cancer incidence in sub‐Saharan Africa: Results from 25 years of cancer registration in Harare (Zimbabwe) and Kyadondo (Uganda). International Journal of Cancer. 2021 Sep 1;149(5):1002-12.

4. Okorie IE, Moyo R, Nadarajah S. The impact of socio-demographic factors on the survival of cancer patients in Zimbabwe. Scientific Reports. 2021 Jun 10;11(1):1-6.

5. Parkin DM, Chingonzoh T, Vuma S, Liu B, Chokunonga E, Ndlovu N, Borok M. Changes in the Incidence of Cancer in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe over a 50-Year Period. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 May;30(5):867-873.

6. Manyau MC, Mudzviti T, Rusakaniko S, Mberi ET, Maponga CC, Morse GD. Survival of HIV-infected patients with high-grade non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas: A retrospective study of experiences in Zimbabwe. Plos one. 2020 Sep 17;15(9):e0239344.

7. Tangka FK, Subramanian S, Edwards P, Korir AR, Wabinga H, Chokunonga E, Finesse A, Borok MZ, Liu B, Saraiya M, Parkin DM. Cost of operating population-based cancer registries: Results from 4 sub-Saharan African countries. Journal of registry management. 2019;46(4):114.

8. Chokunonga E, Mhlanga FG, Guzha BT, Manyere NR, Chirenje ZM. Trends in reported vulval cancer in Zimbabwe, 2006-2014. Central African Journal of Medicine. 2018;64(10-12):99-103.

9. Kuguyo O, Matimba A, Tsikai N, Magwali T, Madziyire M, Gidiri M, Dandara C, Nhachi C. Cervical cancer in Zimbabwe: a situation analysis. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2017;27.

10. Muchuweti D, Nyandoro G, Muguti E, Muchaziwepi T. Factors contributing to delayed breast cancer presentation: A prospective study at Parirenyatwa group of hospitals, Harare, Zimbabwe 2010-2013. J Cancer Tumor Int. 2017;5:1-0.

National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions-III (NESARC-III) (USA)

Database Contact Data

NESARC-III Data Access Committee

Alternate Contact

Epidemiology and Biometry Branch
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
6700B Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

References of Studies Using/Describing Database

1: Patel TA, Schubert FT, Hom MA, Cougle JR. Correlates of treatment seeking in individuals with social anxiety disorder: Findings from a nationally representative sample. J Anxiety Disord. 2022 Oct;91:102616. 

2: Carter SP, Campbell SB, Wee JY, Law KC, Lehavot K, Simpson T, Reger MA. Suicide Attempts Among Racial and Ethnic Groups in a Nationally Representative Sample. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 Oct;9(5):1783-1793. 

3: Stevens AK, Gunn RL, Sokolovsky AW, Colby SM, Jackson KM. Examining the heterogeneity of polysubstance use patterns in young adulthood by age and college attendance. Exp Clin Psychopharmacol. 2022 Oct;30(5):701-713. 

4: Thornburg B, Bray JW, Wittenberg E. Health Utility of Drinkers' Family Members: A Secondary Analysis of a US Population Data Set. MDM Policy Pract. 2022 Sep 27;7(2):23814683221128507.

5: Elliott M, Ragsdale JM. Stress exposure and well-being: correlates of meeting criteria for bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, or both. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2022 Sep;57(9):1885-1896. 

6: Nakic M, Stefanovics EA, Rhee TG, Rosenheck RA. Lifetime risk and correlates of incarceration in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults with non- substance-related mental illness. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2022 Sep;57(9):1839-1847. 

7: Bommersbach TJ, Rosenheck RA, Petrakis IL, Rhee TG. Why are women more likely to attempt suicide than men? Analysis of lifetime suicide attempts among US adults in a nationally representative sample. J Affect Disord. 2022 Aug 15;311:157-164. 

8. Zhang H, Grant BF, Hodgkinson CA, Ruan W, Kerridge BT, Huang B, Saha TD, Fan AZ, Wilson V, Jung J, Parsian A. Strong and weak cross-inheritance of substance use disorders in a nationally representative sample. Molecular Psychiatry. 2022 Mar;27(3):1742-53.

9. Grant BF, Goldstein RB, Saha TD, Chou SP, Jung J, Zhang H, Pickering RP, Ruan WJ, Smith SM, Huang B, Hasin DS. Epidemiology of DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder: Results From the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Aug;72(8):757-66. 

10. Grant BF, Goldstein RB, Chou SP, et al. The Alcohol Use Disorder and Associated Disabilities Interview Schedule–Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition Version (AUDADIS-5). Rockville, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; 2011.

Nov 2, 2022: Tribute to our founder Dr. Judith K. Jones at ICPE, Copenhagen, 2022

Dr. William Rogers, husband of the late Dr. Judith K. Jones, honored her at the 38th International Conference of Pharmacoepidemiology (ICPE) and made a presentation to showcase her life and accomplishments. Dr. Jones left behind a donation that was made to the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) so that the society may annually award up to two ISPE members making a demonstrable impact on public health through their work in pharmacoepidemiology.

Cross Fact Pharmacy Claims Database (Japan)

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References of Studies Using/Describing Database

1.  Ushida T, Yokoyama M, Shiosakai K, Saito K, Ibe S, Okuizumi K. A large-scale database study for the prescription status of a new voltage-gated Ca2+ channel α2δ ligand, mirogabalin, in Japan. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2022;23(2):273-283.

2.  Maeda T, Hattori A, Yamamoto J, Tsunekawa K, Ibe S, Kinoshita F. Prescribing Patterns for Anti-Parkinsonian Drugs in Japan: Prescription-Based Database Study. Brain Nerve. 2021;73(3):273-281.

3. Mabuchi T, Hosomi K, Yokoyama S, Takada M. Polypharmacy in elderly patients in Japan: Analysis of Japanese real-world databases. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2020;45(5):991-996. 

4. Ushida T, Matsui D, Inoue T, Yokoyama M, Takatsuna H, Matsumoto T, Takita A, Kurusu T, Sakoda H, Okuizumi K. Recent prescription status of oral analgesics in Japan in real-world clinical settings: retrospective study using a large-scale prescription database. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2019;20(16):2041-2052.

5. Takada M, Fujimoto M, Hosomi K. Association between Benzodiazepine Use and Dementia: Data Mining of Different Medical Databases. Int J Med Sci. 2016;13(11): 825–834.

6. Takada M, Fujimoto M, Yamazaki K, Takamoto M, Hosomi K. Association of statin use with sleep disturbances: data mining of a spontaneous reporting database and a prescription database. Drug Saf. 2014 Aug;37(8):653.

7. Tanaka I, Sato M, Sugihara T, Faries DE, Nojiri S, Graham-Clarke P, et al. Adherence and Persistence with Once-Daily Teriparatide in Japan: A Retrospective, Prescription Database, Cohort Study, J Osteoporos. 2013;2013:654218.

8. Sato D, Sato Y, Masuda S, Kimura H. Effects of a Sitagliptin Safety Alert on Prescription Behaviour for Oral Antihyperglycaemic Drugs: A Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study of Prescription Receipt Data in Japan. DrugSaf. 2013;36(8):605-15.

9. Sato D, Sato Y, Masuda S, Kimura H. Impact of the sitagliptin alert on prescription of oral antihyperglycemic drugs in Japan. Int J Clin Pharm. 2012;34(6):917-24.

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