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Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010-30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health.

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BACKGROUND: The UN will formulate ambitious Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, including one for health. Feasible goals with some quantifiable, measurable targets can influence governments. We propose, as a quatitative health target, "Avoid in each country 40% of premature deaths (under-70 deaths that would be seen in the 2030 population at 2010 death rates), and improve health care at all ages". Targeting overall mortality and improved health care ignores no modifiable cause of death, n...

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Publication date:
2014-09-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:485986
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uuid:aba11646-7d17-443d-9ced-f6d6843913be
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pubs:485986
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485986
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2014-10-07

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