The burden and costs of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries.

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados última modificación 28/10/2010 11:23

This paper estimates the disease burden and loss of economic output associated with chronic diseases—mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes—in 23 selected countries which account for around 80% of the total burden of chronic disease mortality in developing countries.


Abegunde DO, Mathers CD, Adam T,Ortegon M, Strong K. The burden and costs of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet. 2007; 370(9603): 1929-1938. Avalaible at: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673607616961/abstract#


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