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Universität Leipzig

By Amrapali Zaveri, Ricardo Pietrobon, Sören Auer, Jens Lehmann and Timofey Ermilov

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It is widely accepted that there is a large disparity between the availability of treatment options and the prevalence of diseases in Emerging Regions of the World, thus placing individuals in danger. This disparity is partially caused by the restricted access to information that would allow healthcare and research policy makers to formulate more appropriate measures to mitigate this disparity. Specifically, this shortage of information is caused by the difficulty in reliably obtaining and integrating data regarding the disease burden for a given nation and the respective research investments. In response to these challenges, the Linked Data paradigm provides a simple mechanism for publishing and interlinking structured information on the Web. In conjunction with the ever increasing data on diseases and healthcar

Year: 2011
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