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Title: Development of a post-mortem procedure to reduce the uncertainty regarding causes of death in developing countries
Author: Bassat Orellana, Quique
Ordi i Majà, Jaume
Vila Estapé, Jordi
Ismail, Mamudo R.
Carrilho, Carla
Lacerda, Marcus V. G.
Munguambe, Khátia
Odhiambo, Frank O.
Lell, Bertrand
Sow, Samba
Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.
Rabinovich, N. Regina
Alonso, Pedro
Menéndez, Clara
Keywords: Autòpsia
Mortalitat
Epidemiologia
Països en vies de desenvolupament
Autopsy
Mortality
Epidemiology
Developing countries
Issue Date: 29-Jul-2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: A major failure of our global society in the 21st century is that many people in developing countries are not only born and live without any official record of their existence a flagrant deprivation of an essential human right but also die without having been seen by medically qualified personnel. The resultant uncertainty about the real burden of specific causes of death is being increasingly recognised by international health and funding agencies as a crucial limitation in the prioritisation of effective public health programmes and assessment of their effect.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70037-8
It is part of: The Lancet Global Health, 2013, vol. 1, num. 3, p. e125-126
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70037-8
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/98794
ISSN: 2214-109X
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