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A high resolution spatial population database of Somalia for disease risk mapping.

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BACKGROUND: Millions of Somali have been deprived of basic health services due to the unstable political situation of their country. Attempts are being made to reconstruct the health sector, in particular to estimate the extent of infectious disease burden. However, any approach that requires the use of modelled disease rates requires reasonable information on population distribution. In a low-income country such as Somalia, population data are lacking, are of poor quality, or become outdate...

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10.1186/1476-072x-9-45

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Author
Journal:
International journal of health geographics
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
45
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1476-072X
ISSN:
1476-072X
URN:
uuid:fc9846ea-85ff-4db1-b165-86b2564546d4
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83806
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pubs:83806

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