T Vos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Health states for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder within the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study
    Alize J Ferrari
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 10:16. 2012
  2. pmc Improving the cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular disease prevention in Australia: a modelling study
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:398. 2012
  3. pmc The impact of diabetes prevention on labour force participation and income of older Australians: an economic study
    Megan E Passey
    University Centre for Rural Health North Coast, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 61 Uralba St, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:16. 2012
  4. pmc The national burden of road traffic injuries in Thailand
    Vallop Ditsuwan
    Faculty of Health and Sport Science, Thaksin University, Phatthalung Province, 93110, Thailand
    Popul Health Metr 9:2. 2011
  5. pmc Estimated causes of death in Thailand, 2005: implications for health policy
    Yawarat Porapakkham
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 8:14. 2010
  6. pmc Schizophrenia in Thailand: prevalence and burden of disease
    Pudtan Phanthunane
    Setting Priorities Using Information on Cost Effectiveness SPICE project, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Popul Health Metr 8:24. 2010
  7. pmc Interpersonal violence: an important risk factor for disease and injury in South Africa
    Rosana Norman
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 8:32. 2010
  8. pmc The health loss from ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: evidence from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights 3081, Vic, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:49. 2010
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for schizophrenia
    Pudtan Phanthunane
    Setting Priorities Using Information on Cost Effectiveness SPICE project, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 9:6. 2011
  10. pmc Assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity (ACE-obesity): an overview of the ACE approach, economic methods and cost results
    Rob Carter
    Deakin Health Economics, Public Health Research Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:419. 2009

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. pmc Health states for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder within the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study
    Alize J Ferrari
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 10:16. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Improving the cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular disease prevention in Australia: a modelling study
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston 4029, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:398. 2012
    ..We consider the implications of changing to absolute risk-based cardiovascular disease prevention, for the health of the Australian people and for Government health sector expenditure over the long term...
  3. pmc The impact of diabetes prevention on labour force participation and income of older Australians: an economic study
    Megan E Passey
    University Centre for Rural Health North Coast, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, 61 Uralba St, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:16. 2012
    ..In this study we quantify the potential impact of implementing a diabetes prevention program, using screening and either metformin or a lifestyle intervention on individual economic outcomes of pre-diabetic Australians aged 45-64...
  4. pmc The national burden of road traffic injuries in Thailand
    Vallop Ditsuwan
    Faculty of Health and Sport Science, Thaksin University, Phatthalung Province, 93110, Thailand
    Popul Health Metr 9:2. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Estimated causes of death in Thailand, 2005: implications for health policy
    Yawarat Porapakkham
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 8:14. 2010
    ..Detailed investigations of a sample of deaths in and out of hospital were carried out to identify misclassification of causes and thus derive a best estimate of national mortality patterns by age, sex, and cause of death...
  6. pmc Schizophrenia in Thailand: prevalence and burden of disease
    Pudtan Phanthunane
    Setting Priorities Using Information on Cost Effectiveness SPICE project, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Popul Health Metr 8:24. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence and disease burden of schizophrenia in Thailand using local data sources that recently have become available...
  7. pmc Interpersonal violence: an important risk factor for disease and injury in South Africa
    Rosana Norman
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Popul Health Metr 8:32. 2010
    ..This study aimed to comprehensively quantify the excess disease burden attributable to exposure to interpersonal violence as a risk factor for disease and injury in South Africa...
  8. pmc The health loss from ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: evidence from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)
    Dominique A Cadilhac
    National Stroke Research Institute, Heidelberg Heights 3081, Vic, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:49. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that average Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) lost from stroke would be different for ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)...
  9. pmc Cost-effectiveness of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for schizophrenia
    Pudtan Phanthunane
    Setting Priorities Using Information on Cost Effectiveness SPICE project, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 9:6. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  10. pmc Assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity (ACE-obesity): an overview of the ACE approach, economic methods and cost results
    Rob Carter
    Deakin Health Economics, Public Health Research Evaluation and Policy Cluster, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:419. 2009
    ..In this paper, we report on the cost results and associated methods together with the innovative approach to priority setting that underpins the ACE-Obesity study...
  11. pmc Adherence to antidepressant therapy for major depressive patients in a psychiatric hospital in Thailand
    Benjamas Prukkanone
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 10:64. 2010
    ..This study aims to quantify the adherence rate to antidepressant treatment and to determine the pattern of prescriptions of depressed patients in a psychiatric institute in Thailand...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy and drug interventions for major depression
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:683-92. 2005
    ..As part of the Assessing Cost-effectiveness -- Mental Health project we evaluate the available evidence on costs and benefits of CBT and drugs in the episodic and maintenance treatment of major depression...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessing cost-effectiveness in mental health: helping policy-makers prioritize and plan health services
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:701-12. 2005
    ..We assessed, from a health sector perspective, options for change that could improve the efficiency of Australia's current mental health services by directing available resources toward 'best practice' cost-effective services...
  14. ncbi request reprint The burden of major depression avoidable by longer-term treatment strategies
    Theo Vos
    Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:1097-103. 2004
    ..Major depression is the largest single cause of nonfatal disease burden in Australia. Effective drug and psychological treatments exist, yet are underused...
  15. doi request reprint Burden of disease and injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: the Indigenous health gap
    Theo Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 38:470-7. 2009
    ..Disparities in health status between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the total Australian population have been documented in a fragmentary manner using disparate health outcome measures...
  16. pmc Measuring the impact of intimate partner violence on the health of women in Victoria, Australia
    T Vos
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Brisbane, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:739-44. 2006
    ..Using burden of disease methodology, estimate the health risks of intimate partner violence (IPV) among women in Victoria, Australia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing cost-effectiveness of drug interventions for schizophrenia
    Anne Magnus
    Department of Human Services, Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:44-54. 2005
    ..To assess from a health sector perspective the incremental cost-effectiveness of eight drug treatment scenarios for established schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing Cost-Effectiveness--Mental Health: introduction to the study and methods
    Michelle M Haby
    Health Surveillance and Evaluation Section, Public Health, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:569-78. 2004
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessing cost-effectiveness in mental health: family interventions for schizophrenia and related conditions
    Cathrine Mihalopoulos
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:511-9. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A new approach to assessing the health benefit from obesity interventions in children and adolescents: the assessing cost-effectiveness in obesity project
    M M Haby
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1463-75. 2006
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of diet and exercise interventions to reduce overweight and obesity
    M Forster
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1071-8. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The burden of mental disorders in Victoria, 1996
    T Vos
    Public Health Division, Department of Human Services, 18 120 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:53-62. 2001
    ..This paper describes the methods and results of the calculations of the burden due to 22 mental disorders, adding 14 conditions not included in previous burden of disease estimates...
  23. ncbi request reprint How can we reduce alcohol-related road crash deaths among young Australians?
    Wayne D Hall
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:464-6. 2010
    ..If we had enforced a zero BAC until age 25, the number of deaths averted until age 25 years could have been as high as 50...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of genetic screening for the Taq1B polymorphism in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
    Linda K Kemp
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Herston 4006, QLD, Australia
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 7:119-28. 2007
    ..Economic evaluations similar to this one will be required in the future as the results of further clinical trials to establish the effectiveness of statins based on genotype become available...
  25. pmc Cost-effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity: a modelling study
    Linda J Cobiac
    Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Med 6:e1000110. 2009
    ..In this study we evaluate the cost-effectiveness of interventions to promote physical activity...
  26. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of Weight Watchers and the Lighten Up to a Healthy Lifestyle program
    Linda Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:240-7. 2010
    ..We evaluate the cost-effectiveness of two weight loss programs, Lighten Up to a Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Watchers...
  27. doi request reprint Quantifying the duration of pre-diabetes
    Melanie Y Bertram
    Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, School of Population Health, Edith Cavell Building, Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4006
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:311-4. 2010
    ..This study aims to calculate the duration of pre-diabetes, in order to provide supporting evidence for a screening program...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden of disease attributable to four selected environmental risk factors in South Africa
    Rosana Norman
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Rev Environ Health 25:87-119. 2010
    ..This paper describes the health impact of exposure to four selected environmental risk factors: unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene; indoor air pollution from household use of solid fuels; urban outdoor air pollution and lead exposure...
  29. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of interventions to reduce dietary salt intake
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Heart 96:1920-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate population health benefits and cost-effectiveness of interventions for reducing salt in the diet...
  30. pmc Cost-effectiveness of interventions to promote fruit and vegetable consumption
    Linda J Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e14148. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of interventions to prevent alcohol-related disease and injury in Australia
    Linda Cobiac
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Addiction 104:1646-55. 2009
    ..To evaluate cost-effectiveness of eight interventions for reducing alcohol-attributable harm and determine the optimal intervention mix...
  32. ncbi request reprint What are the major drivers of prevalent disability burden in young Australians?
    Rebecca R S Mathews
    Centre for Clinical Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:232-5. 2011
    ..To examine age and sex differences in the leading causes of prevalent disability in young Australians...
  33. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach to projecting health expenditure in Australia
    Stephen Begg
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, 288 Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:148-55. 2008
    ..To introduce a large body of work that explores the modelling of expenditure on health services per person living with major causes of disease or injury as a valid basis for conclusions regarding future health expenditure in Australia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease and injury in Australia in the new millennium: measuring health loss from diseases, injuries and risk factors
    Stephen J Begg
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:36-40. 2008
    ..To describe the magnitude and distribution of health problems in Australia, in order to identify key opportunities for health gain...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for major depression in children and adolescents
    Michelle M Haby
    Health Surveillance and Evaluation Section, Public Health, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:579-91. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing cost-effectiveness in mental health: vocational rehabilitation for schizophrenia and related conditions
    Maturot Chalamat
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 39:693-700. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study is to investigate the net benefit of introducing IPS services into current mental health services in Australia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of psychological and pharmacological interventions for generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder
    Louise Heuzenroeder
    Health Surveillance and Evaluation Section, Public Health, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:602-12. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological modelling (including economic modelling) and its role in preventive drug therapy
    Danny Liew
    Epidemiological Modelling Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:364-7. 2002
    ..Epidemiological modelling also allows explicit information about risks and benefits of therapy to be presented to patients, facilitating informed decision-making...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of dexamphetamine and methylphenidate for the treatment of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Marie Donnelly
    Health Surveillance and Evaluation Section, Public Health, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:592-601. 2004
    ..To analyze from a health sector perspective the cost-effectiveness of dexamphetamine (DEX) and methylphenidate (MPH) interventions to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), compared to current practice...
  40. pmc Costs and benefits of smoking cessation aids: making a case for public reimbursement of nicotine replacement therapy in Australia
    Melanie Y Bertram
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Mayne Medical School Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    Tob Control 16:255-60. 2007
    ..Information on the cost-effectiveness and financial impact of public reimbursement of these strategies can better inform debate about their inclusion or exclusion in public reimbursement schemes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessment of Swedish snus for tobacco harm reduction: an epidemiological modelling study
    Coral E Gartner
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet 369:2010-4. 2007
    ..Swedish snus is a smokeless tobacco product that has been suggested as a tobacco harm reduction product. Our aim was to assess the potential population health effects of snus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cognitive behavioural therapy for depression, panic disorder and generalized anxiety disorder: a meta-regression of factors that may predict outcome
    Michelle M Haby
    Health Surveillance and Evaluation Section, Public Health Group, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:9-19. 2006
    ..Factors related to the conduct of the trial were also considered, including: year of study, country of study, type of control group, language, number of patients and percentage of dropouts from the trial...
  43. doi request reprint Excess mortality rates for estimating the non-fatal burden of stroke in Western Australia: a data linkage study
    Judith M Katzenellenbogen
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, W A, Australia
    Cerebrovasc Dis 30:57-64. 2010
    ..In the model, case fatality can be calculated from the absolute risk of mortality in cases in excess of that in the non-diseased...
  44. doi request reprint Global variation in the prevalence and incidence of major depressive disorder: a systematic review of the epidemiological literature
    A J Ferrari
    The University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Psychol Med 43:471-81. 2013
    ..Findings are informing MDD burden quantification in the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2010 Study...
  45. doi request reprint Assessing the cost-effectiveness of drug and lifestyle intervention following opportunistic screening for pre-diabetes in primary care
    M Y Bertram
    Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Rd, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Diabetologia 53:875-81. 2010
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Measuring the global burden of low back pain
    Damian Hoy
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Centre for Burden of Disease and Cost Effectiveness, Herston Rd, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:155-65. 2010
    ..It will also be helpful in planning further population-based epidemiological studies of low back pain to ensure their estimates can be included in the future Global Burden of Disease studies...
  47. ncbi request reprint Are beta-blockers as efficacious in patients with diabetes mellitus as in patients without diabetes mellitus who have chronic heart failure? A meta-analysis of large-scale clinical trials
    Steven Joseph Haas
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am Heart J 146:848-53. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint A model for undertaking effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analyses of primary preventive strategies in cardiovascular disease
    Danny Liew
    NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:515-22. 2006
    ..Clinical trials generally provide strong evidence of the efficacy of cardiovascular preventive strategies, but poor evidence of their 'real-life' utility, in terms of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness...
  49. ncbi request reprint Burden of disease and injury in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory
    Yuejen Zhao
    Health Gains Planning, Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services, Casuarina, NT
    Med J Aust 180:498-502. 2004
    ..To quantify the burden of disease and injury for the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations in the Northern Territory...
  50. ncbi request reprint The burden of disease in Zimbabwe in 1997 as measured by disability-adjusted life years lost
    Glyn Chapman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:660-71. 2006
    ..To rank health problems contributing most to the burden of disease in Zimbabwe using disability-adjusted life years as the population health measure...
  51. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden of disease attributable to smoking in South Africa in 2000
    Pam Groenewald
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:674-81. 2007
    ..To quantify the burden of disease attributable to smoking in South Africa for 2000...
  52. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening in Australia: an economic evaluation of a potential biennial screening program using faecal occult blood tests
    Christine A Stone
    Public Health Group, Rural and Regional Health and Aged Care Services, Department of Human Services, Melborne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:273-82. 2004
    ..To evaluate whether the introduction of a national, co-ordinated screening program using the faecal occult blood test represents 'value-for-money' from the perspective of the Australian Government as third-party funder...
  53. ncbi request reprint Lifetime prevalence estimates of major depression: an indirect estimation method and a quantification of recall bias
    Michelle Elisabeth Kruijshaar
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:103-11. 2005
    ..This method is useful in the absence of direct measurement, but also showed that direct estimates are underestimated by recall bias and by the cross-sectional setting...
  54. pmc Epidemiological modelling of routine use of low dose aspirin for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke in those aged > or =70
    Mark R Nelson
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    BMJ 330:1306. 2005
    ..To investigate the routine use of low dose aspirin in people aged > or = 70 without overt cardiovascular disease...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness analysis in cystic fibrosis
    Chris Doran
    J Cyst Fibros 4:211-2. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Estimating the burden of disease attributable to interpersonal violence in South Africa in 2000
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South African, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:653-6. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Beware the meta-analysis - clozapine and suicidal ideation
    Steven J Haas
    Schizophr Res 86:331-2. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Excess Indigenous mortality: are Indigenous Australians more severely disadvantaged than other Indigenous populations?
    Kenneth Hill
    Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, 9 Bow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:580-9. 2007
    ..We re-examine recent national mortality levels and trends of Indigenous Australians...
  59. ncbi request reprint Global burden of disease 2005: call for collaborators
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Lancet 370:109-10. 2007
  60. ncbi request reprint Strengthening public health in South Africa: building a stronger evidence base for improving the health of the nation
    Debbie Bradshaw
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South African, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:643-9. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint A comparative risk assessment for South Africa in 2000: towards promoting health and preventing disease
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:637-41. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Response to recent comments regarding burden of disease results in Victoria
    Theo Vos
    Aust N Z J Public Health 26:282-3. 2002