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Global, regional, and national burden of tuberculosis, 1990-2016: results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2016 Study

Kyu, Hmwe Hmwe; Maddison, Emile R.; Henry, Nathaniel J.; Ledesma, Jorge R.; Wiens, Kirsten E.; Reiner, Robert Charles; Biehl, Molly H; Shields, Chloe; Osgood-Zimmerman, Aaron; Ross, Jennifer M.; Alene, Kefyalew Addis; Murray, Chris


Although a preventable and treatable disease, tuberculosis causes more than a million deaths each year. As countries work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target to end the tuberculosis epidemic by 2030, robust assessments of the levels and trends of the burden of tuberculosis are crucial to inform policy and programme decision making. We assessed the levels and trends in the fatal and non-fatal burden of tuberculosis by drug resistance and HIV status for 195 countries...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet Infectious Diseases
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30625-X
Access Rights: Open Access


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