policy

The Rise, Critique and Persistence of the DALY in Global Health

The elimination of the DALY and development of a replacement is therefore not only necessary, as has been pointed out for almost twenty years, but also feasible, due to more recent changes in the political structure of global health. A new, two-part metric is proposed that would address the most common critiques of the DALY while still providing numerical guidance for health policy decision-making.

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