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Calculating the global burden of disease: time for a strategic reappraisal?


  • Alan Williams

    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK)


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  • Alan Williams, 1999. "Calculating the global burden of disease: time for a strategic reappraisal?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(1), pages 1-8.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:hlthec:v:8:y:1999:i:1:p:1-8 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1050(199902)8:1<1::AID-HEC399>3.0.CO;2-B

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    1. van Doorslaer, Eddy & Wagstaff, Adam & Bleichrodt, Han & Calonge, Samuel & Gerdtham, Ulf-G. & Gerfin, Michael & Geurts, Jose & Gross, Lorna & Hakkinen, Unto & Leu, Robert E., 1997. "Income-related inequalities in health: some international comparisons," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 93-112, February.
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