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Wingfield, Tom, Tovar, Marco A, Datta, Sumona, Saunders, Matthew J and Evans, Carlton A (2018) 'Addressing social determinants to end tuberculosis.'. Lancet, Vol 391, Issue 10126, pp. 1129-1132.

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Abstract

Leave no one behind. This is the overarching pledge of the Sustainable Development Goals; a pledge that is far from being realised. In 2016, more than 4 million people with tuberculosis were estimated to be undiagnosed or their care and treatment were unknown.1 In the same year, nearly a fifth of the people who were diagnosed and known to be treated for tuberculosis had adverse outcomes, including 1·3 million deaths.1 One reason that millions of people affected by tuberculosis are left behind is an absence of coordinated, international action to combat poverty and inequality.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Comment
Subjects: W General Medicine. Health Professions > Health Services. Patients and Patient Advocacy > W 84 Health services. Delivery of health care
WA Public Health > WA 30 Socioeconomic factors in public health (General)
WA Public Health > Statistics. Surveys > WA 900 Public health statistics
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
WF Respiratory System > Lungs > WF 600 Lungs
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30484-7
SWORD Depositor: JISC Pubrouter
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2018 12:10
Last Modified: 01 May 2018 14:15
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/8480

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