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The Fourth Epidemiological Transition: The Need for Worldwide Focus on Reducing Morbidity and Mortality Rates of Disasters and Emergencies

Hamid Safarpour 1 , * and Davoud Khorasani-Zavareh 1 , 2 , **
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1 Department of Health in Disasters and Emergencies, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: In Press (In Press); e86746
  • Published Online: April 13, 2019
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: November 25, 2018
  • Accepted: February 24, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.86746

To Cite: Safarpour H, Khorasani-Zavareh D. The Fourth Epidemiological Transition: The Need for Worldwide Focus on Reducing Morbidity and Mortality Rates of Disasters and Emergencies, Shiraz E-Med J. Online ahead of Print ; In Press(In Press):e86746. doi: 10.5812/semj.86746.

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