A Heavy Burden - The Indirect Cost Of Illness In Africa

Author:
WHO Africa
Publisher:
WHO Africa
Publication Date:
28 March 2019
Tags:
Africa, Health and Medicine

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nearly 630 million years of healthy life were lost in 2015 due to the diseases afflicting the population across its 47 Member States in Africa, now amounting to a loss of more than 2.4 trillion international dollars ($) from the region's gross domestic product value annually.


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