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Danger ahead: the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990–2015

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Objectives
The Eastern Mediterranean Region faces several health challenges at a difficult time with wars, unrest, and economic change.

Methods
We used the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study to present the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in the Eastern Mediterranean Region from 1990 to 2015.

Results
Ischemic heart disease was the leading cause of death in the region in 2015, followed by cerebrovascular disease. Changes in total deaths ra...

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10.1007/s00038-017-1017-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
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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:
2017-06-23
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EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:713078
URN:
uri:81ad3afb-bfbe-491d-b327-94f074755e3e
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uuid:81ad3afb-bfbe-491d-b327-94f074755e3e
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pubs:713078

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