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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

EducationKumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
About: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology is a education organization based out in Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana. It is known for research contribution in the topics: Population & Health care. The organization has 4888 authors who have published 7434 publications receiving 153976 citations. The organization is also known as: KNUST & Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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Rafael Lozano1, Mohsen Naghavi1, Kyle J Foreman2, Stephen S Lim1  +192 moreInstitutions (95)
TL;DR: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 aimed to estimate annual deaths for the world and 21 regions between 1980 and 2010 for 235 causes, with uncertainty intervals (UIs), separately by age and sex, using the Cause of Death Ensemble model.

11,809 citations

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TL;DR: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive assessment of prevalence, incidence, and years lived with disability (YLDs) for 328 causes in 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2016.

10,401 citations

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Theo Vos, Abraham D. Flaxman1, Mohsen Naghavi1, Rafael Lozano1  +360 moreInstitutions (143)
TL;DR: Prevalence and severity of health loss were weakly correlated and age-specific prevalence of YLDs increased with age in all regions and has decreased slightly from 1990 to 2010, but population growth and ageing have increased YLD numbers and crude rates over the past two decades.

7,021 citations

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Christopher J L Murray1, Theo Vos2, Rafael Lozano1, Mohsen Naghavi1  +366 moreInstitutions (141)
TL;DR: The results for 1990 and 2010 supersede all previously published Global Burden of Disease results and highlight the importance of understanding local burden of disease and setting goals and targets for the post-2015 agenda taking such patterns into account.

6,861 citations

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Mohsen Naghavi1, Haidong Wang1, Rafael Lozano1, Adrian Davis2  +728 moreInstitutions (294)
TL;DR: In the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013) as discussed by the authors, the authors used the GBD 2010 methods with some refinements to improve accuracy applied to an updated database of vital registration, survey, and census data.

5,792 citations


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Stephen D. Lawn7929720927
Paul O'Brien7980828228
Bruce Ovbiagele7157241946
Peter J. Houghton6322814321
Charles Mock5626338781
Mayowa O. Owolabi5426541705
Pay Drechsel512028478
Frank P. Mockenhaupt512387846
Michelle J. Hindin471488562
Ohene Adjei42824949
Tsiri Agbenyega40886537
Imelda Bates381964989
Yaw Adu-Sarkodie371424402
Ellis Owusu-Dabo3720011995
Colin W. Wright361174903
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