Results from the 2010 global burden of disease study and disease control priorities: What do the numbers tell us about surgical conditions?
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Describe the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study as it relates to surgical conditions described in the World Bank’s Disease Control Priorities Compare the burden of disease in terms of mortality and disability adjusted life years (DALYs) among surgical conditions and infectious diseases Discuss the differences in disease burden between surgical conditions and infectious diseases Assess the potential implications of differences in surgical and infectious diseases in health policy and management
Keyword(s): Epidemiology, Developing Countries
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an international surgical fellow at Surgeons OverSeas (SOS), a group dedicated to increasing surgical capacity in developing countries, lecturer on Global Surgery at UC Berkeley Global Health Course, consultant at WHO Violence and Injury Prevention, and ambassador at the UCSF Institute for Global Orthopedics and Traumatology (IGOT). I obtained my MPH(Epidemiology) at UC Berkeley School of Public Health and have published numerous articles on Global Surgery in peer-reviewed journals.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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