An estimate of the prevalence of COPD in Africa: a systematic analysis
BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is among the leading causes of death globally, accounting for about 3 million deaths worldwide in 2011. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of COPD in Africa in the year 2010 to provide the information that could assist health policy in the region. METHODS: We conducted a systematic review of Medline, EMBASE and Global Health for...
Published at COPD
Published in 2015
Adeloye D, Basquill B, Papana A, Chan A, Rudan I, Campbell H.
Adeloye Davies » Dr. Davies Adeloye is a medical doctor and epidemiologist with extensive clinical, research and training experience in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. In October 2011, he was awarded the prestigious Charles Darwin International Scholarship of the University of Edinburgh to pursue a PhD in Population Health Sciences, which he completed within 3 years. Davies’ PhD involved working with a team... view full profile
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