Healthcare by numbers

Dye, Chris
February 2003
New Scientist;2/1/2003, Vol. 177 Issue 2380, p22
Stresses the need to evolve disease control measures to improve public health. Lack of proper interpretation of death statistics by governments and funding bodies; Suggestions on how to compare the potency of deadly diseases; Need to determine exact causes of deaths recorded by the International Statistical Classification of Diseases; Possible prevention of child deaths by the prevention of malaria.


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