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Methotrexate treatment and mortality in rheumatoid arthritis

Methotrexate treatment and mortality in rheumatoid arthritis

Lancet 360(9339): 1096; Author Reply 1097-8

In 1996, the World Health Assembly declared violence a major public health issue. To follow up on this resolution, on Oct 3 this year, WHO released the first World Report on Violence and Health. The report analyses different types of violence including child abuse and neglect, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, elder abuse, self-directed violence, and collective violence. For all these types of violence, the report explores the magnitude of the health and social effects, the risk and protective factors, and the types of prevention efforts that have been initiated. The launch of the report will be followed by a 1-year Global Campaign on Violence Prevention, focusing on implementation of the recommendations. This article summarises some of the main points of the world report.

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DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(02)11158-5

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