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A high resolution spatial population database of Somalia for disease risk mapping

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Background: Millions of Somali have been deprived of basic health services due to the unstable political situation of their country. Attempts are being made to reconstruct the health sector, in particular to estimate the extent of infectious disease burden. However, any approach that requires the use of modelled disease rates requires reasonable information on population distribution. In a low-income country such as Somalia, population data are lacking, are of poor quality, or become outda...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1476-072X-9-45

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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Biological Control and Spatial Ecology
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya"
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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"University of Florida", "Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA"
Department:
Emerging Pathogens Institute
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Name:
"Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation", "Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security", "Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health"
Funding agency for:
Tatem, A
Grant:
"49446"
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
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Alegana, V
Noor, A
Grant:
079081
079081
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Name:
"Fondation Philippe Wiener - Maurine Anspach"
Funding agency for:
Linard, C
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Fondation Philippe Wiener - Maurice Anspach
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Name:
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
International Journal of Health Geographics More from this journal
Volume:
9
Article number:
45
Publication date:
2010-09-01
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ISSN:
1476-072X
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:5694
Deposit date:
2011-09-12

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