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Global Health: Overview

Global health

World Map

Information Sources

Assessment & Acronyms

DALY (Disability Adjusted Life Year): objectively measures the overall burden of disease 

Calculating DALY






YLL (Potential Years of Life Lost): estimator of the impact of premature death


YLD (Number of Years Lived with Disease): number of years lived weighted by the level of disability casued by a disease process


DW (Disability Weight): how much a person is impacted or affected by a condition or disease

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