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Despite increasing of the Belgian health expenditures, several indicators related to population health showed poor results. In a new study published in BMC Public Health, we performed an in-depth analysis of the secular trend of Belgian health status using the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 study results for Belgium, and compared these results with other European countries.

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