COST Action CA18218

Call for articles on Burden of Disease

Archives of Public Health has launched a new article collection focusing on the burden of disease. This collection aims to provide a platform for discussing methodological challenges and advances in the burden of disease approach. Specifically, the collection aims to receive the following manuscripts:

  • Manuscripts dealing with methodological challenges related to the burden of disease approach.
  • Manuscripts presenting methodological advances in the burden of disease approach.
  • Manuscripts dealing with knowledge translation of burden of disease estimates.
  • Novel burden of disease studies using the DALY metric.

The article collection is guest-edited by Brecht Devleesschauwer and Henk Hilderink from the network. The deadline for submission is 30 April 2020. Read more about the article collection here.

Already published articles in the collection

Wyper, G.M.A., Grant, I., Fletcher, E. et al. How do world and European standard populations impact burden of disease studies? A case study of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in Scotland. Arch Public Health 78, 1 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-019-0383-8

Wyper, G.M.A., Grant, I., Fletcher, E. et al. Prioritising the development of severity distributions in burden of disease studies for countries in the European region. Arch Public Health 78, 3 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-019-0385-6

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