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The top 10 causes of death
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Measuring how many people die each year and why they have died is an important way to assess the effectiveness of a country’s health system. Such statistics help health authorities determine if they are focussing on the right kinds of public health actions to reduce the number of preventable deaths and disease. An updated fact sheet shows the top 10 causes of deaths globally.

Link: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs310/en/index.html
Added by View user profileMoushumi Biswas on June 30, 2011