MORE THAN 100 MILLION PEOPLE A YEAR ACROSS the world are driven into poverty because of the cost of illness or "catastrophic injury," the United Nations reported in November.
What does COI stand for?
COI stands for Cost of Illness
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Research REport Cost of illness According to a recent report, 32 per cent of the UAE's adult population, including both Emiratis and expatriates, may have diabetes or be pre-diabetic by 2020.
Researchers say the cost of illness absences for smokers in the region is pounds 94.
PPCs cover the cost of unlimited prescriptions within a set period and lighten the financial cost of illness.
The well planned study on the cost of illness through household survey in five resource-poor locations in India by Dror et al (12) fills that void.
4 percent of total GDP l The direct costs of the health impacts of water pollution and treatment cost of illness are about $100 million per year l The direct costs of the health impacts of urban air pollution are also $100 million per year Environmental pollution from SMEs Industrial wastewater may contain a wide variety of pollutants depending on the activity from which it originates.
The chart (at right) suggests that the indirect costs (presenteeism, absenteeism, and short-term and long-term disability) could amount to about 75 percent of the total cost of illness borne by employers, while the direct medical and pharmacy costs are about a quarter of the total.