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Burden of diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990–2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Objectives
Diarrheal diseases (DD) are an important cause of disease burden, especially in children in low-income settings. DD can also impact children’s potential livelihood through growth faltering, cognitive impairment, and other sequelae.

Methods
As part of the Global Burden of Disease study, we estimated DD burden, and the burden attributable to specific risk factors and etiologies, in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) between 1990 and 2015. We calculated disa...

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10.1007/s00038-017-1008-z

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Diarrhea Collaborators More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-28
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:713074
URN:
uri:606bd3d0-6353-4fc3-8571-f0ba39b27770
UUID:
uuid:606bd3d0-6353-4fc3-8571-f0ba39b27770
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pubs:713074

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