Organ transplantation as a health priority in developing countries
Transplante de órganos como una prioridad de salud en paises en desarrollo

P Arroyo, F Chávez-Peón, A De Witt, A Dib, C Pacheco, M Quijano, G Soberón
Salud Pública de México  
The epidemiology profile of developing countries is in transition. While the prevalence of infectious and preventable diseases, malnutrition, and in general the health problems traditionally associated to the poor, is still high, the characteristic health profile of industrialized countries (i.e. chronic and degenerative diseases, accidents, violence, social pathology) is beginning to surface. This paper focuses on the need to consider organ transplantation as a health priority in developing
more » ... ty in developing countries, as an important element in the global strategy to cover both aspects of the health care demand.
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