The burden of cancer in New Zealand: a comparison of incidence and DALY metrics and its relevance for ethnic disparities
Roy Costilla, Martin Tobias, Tony Blakely
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health | WILEY | Published : 2013
The Ministry of Health provided data, and a secondment for TB to undertake some of the work. The Health Research Council of New Zealand funded the Cancer Trends study that acted as one of inputs to model, and provides on-going funding through the Burden of Disease, Epidemiology, Equity and Cost Effectiveness program. RC undertook this work while employed at the Health and Disability Intelligence Unit, New Zealand Ministry of Health. This report is published with the approval of the Deputy Director-General (Policy), New Zealand Ministry of Health. However, views expressed are the authors' own and do not necessarily reflect policy advice of the Ministry.