The Burgeoning Public Health Crisis

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By Dan D’Orazio
Vice President of Strategy
Sage Growth Partners

From The Burgeoning Public Health Crisis: Demand Analysis and Market Opportunity for Advanced Trauma Systems in the Developing World:

“In many instances, urbanization and economic development have far outpaced the health care infrastructure necessary to manage injuries caused by development, thus impacting countries ability to manage traumatic injuries. As such, nearly ninety percent of trauma deaths occur in low- to middle-income countries, and death from potentially treatable injuries is six times more likely in low- to middle-income countries than high-income countries. Studies have directly correlated mortality rates with a country’s financial status. Treatable, life-threatening injuries are six times more likely to die in a low-income setting (36 percent mortality) than in a high-income setting (6 percent mortality).”

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