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The global burden of disease, 1990–2020

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The authors discuss the Global Burden of Disease Study and its role in setting priorities for improving international public health into the next century * .

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    *Based in part on the Leverhulme lecture presented by Alan Lopez to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Lopez, A., Murray, C. The global burden of disease, 1990–2020. Nat Med 4, 1241–1243 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/3218

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