Global burden of sickle cell anaemia in children under five, 2010-2050: modelling based on demographics, excess mortality, and interventions.

<h4>Background</h4>The global burden of sickle cell anaemia (SCA) is set to rise as a consequence of improved survival in high-prevalence low- and middle-income countries and population migration to higher-income countries. The host of quantitative evidence documenting these changes has...

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Main Authors: Frédéric B Piel, Simon I Hay, Sunetra Gupta, David J Weatherall, Thomas N Williams
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS Medicine
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