disease burden


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disease burden

The total effect of a disease on an individual or on a society.
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This in itself is a part of the case detection process as all cases have to be subjected to laboratory testing for further classification and disease burden estimation.
The seven papers discuss the shortage of native-born healthcare workers, the extent of mental illness and facilities for treatment, available evidence on substance abuse, and the challenges posed by the chronic disease burden.
The Survey takes note of the shift in the disease burden from Communicable Diseases to Non-Communicable Diseases in the country between 1990 and 2016.
The disease burden related to high BMI has increased since 1990; however, the rate of this increase has been attenuated owing to decreases in underlying rates of death from cardiovascular disease, said the study.
Our study has shown that the economic burden of physical inactivity is distributed unequally across regions, and disproportionately, with high-income countries bearing a larger proportion of economic burden and low- and middle-income countries having a larger proportion of the disease burden," said study lead author Melody Ding, PhD, a senior research fellow at the University of Sydney in Australia, in a news release.
The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) is a measure of overall disease burden, expressed as the number of years lost due to ill-health, disability or early death.
Summary: According to BMI Research, the Lebanese government's focus on improving healthcare access and quality across the country coupled with a rising disease burden and relatively high per capita spending would drive the demand of high-value prescription medicines.
If younger people continue to consume at these elevated levels as they age, the disease burden due to sugar-sweetened beverages is going to increase dramatically.
com)-- The World Health Organisation (WHO) Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group (FERG) Task Forces report their research in a series of papers published in several journals this week.
to project how the disease burden would change in the near future, and how the disease burden would look if we increased the treatment capacity for hepatitis C," he said.
But DALYs as an indicator of disease burden tell only part of the story.
KARACHI -- Pfizer Pakistan conducted a large scale Pneumococcal Disease (PD) Expert Summit in order to create awareness about the disease burden and its prevention.