• Medicine
  • Published 2018

TRACKING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs): IMPORTANCE OF DISEASE REGISTRIES AND BURDEN OF DISEASE IN PAKISTAN

@inproceedings{Khan2018TRACKINGSD,
  title={TRACKING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs): IMPORTANCE OF DISEASE REGISTRIES AND BURDEN OF DISEASE IN PAKISTAN},
  author={Ejaz Ahmad Khan},
  year={2018}
}
Global Burden of Disease is calculated taking into an account of all the major surveys, hospital records, registries data etc., and this has been highly beneficial in pursuing governments to readdress their health policies ad interventions, and allocate resources according to their local burden of disease. Pakistan’s health system lacks disease registration according to ICD-9 and ICD-10 disease classification. The major hospitals do not have cause of death registered as per these… CONTINUE READING

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