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The burden of disease in adolescents

Video discussing the burden of disease in adolescence and the top causes of morbidity.

The burden of disease is the impact of a health problem measured by mortality, morbidity and other indicators. What are the top causes of the burden of disease in adolescents?

In the video we see that the burden of non-communicable health conditions has been increasing dramatically in recent years, and many of these either have their biggest effects during adolescence or present for the first time at this stage of life. How are these health priorities being dealt with? What is being done?

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