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What we learned this year about the Global Burden of Disease

Originally published by the World Bank Group: http://blogs.worldbank.org/health/what-we-learned-about-global-burden-disease co-authored with Patricio V. Marquez Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, observed that knowledge is power and information is liberating. Indeed, the collection, analysis and dissemination of data and information should not be seen only as an instrument of scientific inquiry but more importantly, as a critical tool for guiding the formulation and implementation of policies to address complex problems in society.
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