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  • Theo Vos, Ryan M. Barber, +676 authors Christopher J. L. Murray
  • Medicine
  • 2015 (First Publication: 8 June 2015)
  • Background Up-to-date evidence about levels and trends in disease and injury incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) is an essential input into global, regional, and nationalContinue Reading
  • Theo Vos, Christine Allen, +627 authors Christopher J. L. Murray
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 2016 (First Publication: 8 October 2016)
  • Background Non-fatal outcomes of disease and injury increasingly detract from the ability of the world's population to live in full health, a trend largely attributable to an epidemiologicalContinue Reading
  • Alemayehu Amberbir, Kifle Woldemichael, Sofonias Getachew, Belaineh Girma, Kebede Deribe
  • Medicine
  • BMC public health
  • 2008 (First Publication: 30 July 2008)
  • BackgroundThe devastating impact of AIDS in the world especially in sub-Saharan Africa has led to an unprecedented global effort to ensure access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. Given thatContinue Reading
  • Haidong Wang, Mohsen Naghavi, +769 authors Christopher J. L. Murray
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 2016 (First Publication: 8 October 2016)
  • Summary Background Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on local mortality levels and trends. The Global Burden of Disease 2015Continue Reading
  • Kebede Deribe, Kifle Woldemichael, Mekitie Wondafrash, Amaha Haile, Alemayehu Amberbir
  • Medicine
  • BMC public health
  • 2008 (First Publication: 29 February 2008)
  • BackgroundDisclosing HIV test results to one's sexual partner allows the partner to engage in preventive behaviors as well as the access of necessary support for coping with serostatus or illness. ItContinue Reading
  • Mohsen Naghavi, Haidong Wang, +717 authors Awoke Misganaw Temesgen
  • Medicine
  • 2015 (First Publication: 10 January 2015)
  • Background Up-to-date evidence on levels and trends for age-sex-specifi c all-cause and cause-specifi c mortality is essential for the formation of global, regional, and national health policies. InContinue Reading
  • Emmanuela Gakidou, Ashkan Afshin, +639 authors Christopher J. L. Murray
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 2017 (First Publication: 16 September 2017)
  • Summary Background The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive assessment of risk factor exposure and attributable burden of disease. ByContinue Reading
  • Sibhatu Biadgilign, Amare Deribew, Alemayehu Amberbir, Horacio Ruiseñor Escudero, Kebede Deribe
  • Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2011 (First Publication: 21 March 2011)
  • Background Diagnostic disclosure of HIV/AIDS to a child is becoming an increasingly common issue in clinical practice. Nevertheless, some parents and health care professionals are reluctant to informContinue Reading
  • Amanuel Alemu Cristiana Kaja M Foad Semaw Ferede Victor Ol Abajobir Abbafati Abbas Abd-Allah Abera Aboyans Ad, Amanuel Alemu Abajobir, +598 authors Parkash C Gupta
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 2017 (First Publication: 16 September 2017)
  • Summary Background Monitoring levels and trends in premature mortality is crucial to understanding how societies can address prominent sources of early death. The Global Burden of Disease 2016 StudyContinue Reading