Healthy life expectancy for 187 countries, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden Disease Study 2010
Joshua A Salomon, Haidong Wang, Michael K Freeman, Theo Vos, Abraham D Flaxman, Alan D Lopez, Christopher JL Murray
The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2012
The Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationWe thank the countless individuals who have contributed to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 in various capacities. We are especially grateful to multiple staff members of WHO for their important contribution. We also thank all staff members at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation for their support, and specifically: James Bullard, Andrew Ernst, and Serkan Yalcin for their tireless support of the computational infrastructure required to produce the results; Linda A Ettinger for her expert administrative support and facilitating communication and coordination between the authors; Peter Speyer, Abigail McLain, Katherine Leach-Kemon, and Eden Stork for their persistent and invaluable work to gain access to and catalogue as much data as possible to inform the estimates; and Erin C Mullany, Diana Haring, and Summer Lockett Ohno for coordinating, reviewing, and editing the manuscript. J A Salomon received support from the Burke Global Health Fellowship while working on this study.