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Global health estimated over two decades

Nature volume 545, pages 421422 (25 May 2017) | Download Citation

Reliably measuring global health is a huge challenge. Four papers published in 1997 laid foundations for future global-health estimates, but, despite subsequent advances, better integration of data systems and models is still needed.

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  1. Peter Byass is at the Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Epidemiology and Global Health, the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, 90187 Umeå, Sweden.

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