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The Burden of Urological & Other Diseases
(recommended reading)

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The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021
United Nations (UN). pp 30-33

The burden of urological disease in Zomba, Malawi: a needs assessment in a sub-Saharan tertiary care center
Juvet T, Hayes JR, Ferrara S et al. Can Urol Assoc J 2020; 14(1): E6-E12

Burden of non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, 1990–2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Gouda HN, Charlson F, Sorsdahl K. et al. Lancet Glob Health 2019; 7: e1375–87

Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
GBD 2017. Lancet 2018; 392: 1789–858

The path to longer and healthier lives for all Africans by 2030: the Lancet Commission on the future of health in sub-Saharan Africa
Agyepong IA, Sewankambo N, Binagwaho A et al. Lancet 2017; 390: 2803–59

Global burden of surgical disease: an estimation from the provider perspective
Shrime MG, Bickler SW, Alkire BC, Mock C. Lancet Glob Heal. 2015; 3(S2): S8–S9

Charitable platforms in global surgery: a systematic review of their effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, sustainability, and role training
Shrime MG, Sleemi A, Ravilla TD. World J Surg. 2015; 39: 10–20

Cost-effectiveness of surgery and its policy implications for global health: a systematic review and analysis
Chao TE, Sharma K, Mandigo M et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2014; 2(6): e334–e45

Burden of endemic health-care-associated infection in developing countries: systematic review and meta-analysis
Allegranzi B, Nejad SB, Combescure C et al. Lancet. 2011; 377: 228-241

Report on the burden of endemic health care-associated infection worldwide; a systematic review of the literature
World Health Organisation. 2011

Key concepts for estimating the burden of surgical conditions and the unmet need for surgical care
Bickler S, Ozgediz D, Gosselin R, et al. World J Surg 2010; 34: 374–80

The burden of surgical conditions and access to surgical care in low- and middle-income countries
Ozgediz D, Jamison D, Cherian et al. Bull World Health Organ. 2008; 86(8): 646-647

An estimation of the global volume of surgery: a modelling strategy based on available data
Weiser TG, Regenbogen SE, Thompson KD et al. Lancet. 2008; 372(9633): 139–44

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