Prevalence of arthritis in India and Pakistan: a review

  title={Prevalence of arthritis in India and Pakistan: a review},
  author={Ehtisham Akhter and Saira Bilal and Uzma Jalal Haque},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
Recent studies of rheumatoid arthritis worldwide suggest that prevalence of arthritis is higher in Europe and North America than in developing countries. Prevalence data for major arthritis disorders have been compiled in West for several decades, but figures from the third world are just emerging. A coordinated effort by WHO and ILAR (International League Against Rheumatism) has resulted in collecting data for countries like Philippines, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, and rural South Africa but… CONTINUE READING
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