Objective measurements of health and disease are fundamental to the practice of epidemiology. To this end, a variety of measures of morbidity and disability are used to characterize the overall health of populations. But population health status is not fully measured in many parts of the world, and significant gaps remain even in high resource nations. This lack of information poses a major challenge for epidemiologists, and subsequently for both policymakers and healthcare practitioners who rely upon such information.
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