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MSK diseases an afterthought in global health policy 

Musculoskeletal health conditions and persistent pain may be leading causes of global morbidity but they do not feature as prominently as other diseases in global health policy, research shows.  An analysis of 44 health policies from 30 OECD member states found that while most covered cancer (83%), cardiovascular disease (76.6%), diabetes/ endocrine disorders (76.6%), respiratory ...

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