Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 27th, 2006
In a recent article published in the journal Tropical Medicine & International Health, scientists in Denmark conducted a study "To rank health problems contributing most to the burden of disease in Zimbabwe using disability-adjusted life years as the population health measure.
"Epidemiological information was derived from multiple sources. Population size and total number of deaths by age and sex for the year 1997 were taken from a nationwide census."
"The cause of death pattern was determined based on data from the Vital Registration System, which was...
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