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Global, regional, and national burden of tuberculosis, 1990-2016: results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2016 Study

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Although a preventable and treatable disease, tuberculosis causes more than a million deaths each year. As countries work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target to end the tuberculosis epidemic by 2030, robust assessments of the levels and trends of the burden of tuberculosis are crucial to inform policy and programme decision making. We assessed the levels and trends in the fatal and non-fatal burden of tuberculosis by drug resista... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s1473-3099(18)30625-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6761-2325
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
The Lancet Infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
12
Pages:
1329-1349
Publication date:
2018-12-01
Acceptance date:
2018-10-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Pmid:
30507459

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