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Burden of neurodevelopmental disorders in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Childhood mortality from infectious diseases has declined steadily in many low and middle-income (LAMIC) countries, with increased recognition of non-communicable diseases such as neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD). There is lack of data on the burden of NDD in LAMIC. Current global burden of these disorders are largely extrapolated from high-income countries. The main objective of the study was therefore to estimate the burden of NDD in LAMIC using meta-analytic techn...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13540.3

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Kariuki, S More by this author
Abubakar, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
St Johns College
ORCID:
0000-0002-6999-5507
Publisher:
Wellcome Trust Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
121
Publication date:
2017-03-14
Acceptance date:
2017-12-29
DOI:
EISSN:
2398-502X
ISSN:
2398-502X
Pubs id:
pubs:813729
URN:
uri:d9747dc0-3686-4d38-ac8c-406b84f32fa7
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uuid:d9747dc0-3686-4d38-ac8c-406b84f32fa7
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pubs:813729

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