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PRIMARY LYMPHEDEMA AND SECONDARY LYMPHEDEMA ESTIMATED PREVALENCE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION / EPIDEMIOLOGY / PREVALENCE / INCIDENCE / ESTIMATED 19 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AFFECTED BY DISEASES OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM / LISTED BY COUNTRIES


ESTIMATED POPULATION AFFECTED BY DISEASES OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IN THE EUROPEAN UNION LISTED BY COUNTIES






ESTIMATED  NUMBER OF PEOPLE AFFECTED IN
THE EUROPEAN UNION


COUNTRY 
EPIDEMIOLOGY


3.099.460
2.424.048
2.380.846
2.290.133
SPAIN
1.764.990
POLAND
1.433.270
ROMANIA
811.506
NETHERLANDS
630.092
BELGIUM
417.916
GREECE
417.315
CZECH REPUBLIC
402.768
PORTUGAL
397.886
HUNGARY
372.494
SWEDEN
361.172
AUSTRIA
319.741
BULGARIA
268.800
DENMARK
211.507
SLOVAKIA
204.531
FINLAND
204.131
IRELAND
175.400
CROATIA
160.202
LITHUANIA
112.811
SLOVENIA
77.835
LATVIA
76.542
ESTONIA
48.141
CYPRUS
43.240
LUXEMBOURG
20.129
MALTA
16.130






Referencias & Información:

1/   Schingale, Franz-Josef, "Lymphoedema, Lipoedema, Diagnosis and Therapy: A Guide for Those  Affected,"  2003, Hannover: Schlütersche  GmbH & Co. KG.
2/   Macdonald, J., Geyer, M. (2010) Wounds and Lymphoedema Management. Geneva: WHO (World Health  Organization).
3/    Földi M, Földi E, Strössenreuther RHK & Kubik S. Földi’s textbook of lymphology: for physicians and lymphedema therapists. München, Germany: Elsevier, Urban & Fischer Verlag, 2012.
10/ http://www.worldometers.info/



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NEW CAMPAIGN FOR 2018
 


For global awareness it is being asked that the 
WHO - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
name: 
"LYMPHEDEMA - AWARENESS & CURES"
as its World Health Day campaign - 2018

  

  KATHY BATES
LYMPHEDEMA EMBASSADOR


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