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Session 64:
Measuring the burden of disease

Thursday, December 13
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Ngorongoro Wing. 3rd Floor

Chair: Agnes M Chimbiri, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Discussant: Honorati Masanja, Ifakara Health Research and Development Center

  1. When does improving health raise GDP?Quamrul Ashraf, Brown University; Ashley Lester, Brown University; David N. Weil, Brown University

  2. Epidemiological transition, tertiary health policy and the burden of noncommunicable diseases of children in Ghana: Lessons from a study in a Ghanaian Tertiary Hospital.Delali M Badasu, University of Ghana

  3. Patterns and the changing role of the global burden of disease categories in South AfricaHeston Phillips, Statistics South Africa; Barbara A. Anderson, University of Michigan

  4. New epidemiological data and the demographic structure in Tunisia: challenges for healthChiheb Salhi, Hopital RĂ©gional de Bizerte

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