The CBRA is a knowledge center for burden of disease and risk assessment methodology. It applies these methods to study the health and economic impact of public and animal health threats.


A new study published in Population Health Metrics proposes a simulation model for integrating individual-level heterogeneity in disease burden assessment models. We show that ignoring heterogeneity can bias disease burden estimates.

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New work published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization showed that the screening of specific risk groups for active tuberculosis in Flanders has a limited effectiveness and cost-effectiveness.

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