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Data from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that 1,253 people in Liverpool died an avoidable death in 2015 - the latest figures available.
Brumby said nearly 15 million people suffer from avoidable blindness, which means they can regain their eyesight with right care and surgery.
Avoidable harm in hospitals is down 8% over the last 3 years, with estimates suggesting that 86,000 more patients would have experienced some form of avoidable harm in hospital had rates stayed as they were in 2013.
People in Cwm Taf, which covers Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr, were the most likely to die avoidable deaths, with a rate of 296 per 100,000 people in 2015, although this was down from 298 per 100,000 in 2014.
And in stark contrast to older age groups where cancer and heart disease were the biggest killers in deaths deemed avoidable, for children, avoidable killers are more heartbreaking.
Lin and her team looked for potentially avoidable hospitalizations filed in 2013 among 2.
The Pakistan Australia Prevention of Avoidable Blindness (PAPAB) project, funded by the Australian Government, is the fifth consecutive project by The Fred Hollows Foundation in Pakistan since 1998.
Jenny Ashworth, prosecuting, told the court that the provider had failed to adequately control the risk of serious injury and the accident was avoidable.
They processed the claims data through a software solution that separates costs of "typical" care from costs associated with potentially avoidable complications--events that negatively affect patients and that may be controllable by the clinicians delivering care to the patients.
The highest shares of avoidable deaths were registered in Romania (49.
Award winning photojournalists Ashley Gilbertson, Poulomi Basu, Sam Faulkner, Andrew Quilty and Adam Ferguson, visited Commonwealth countries Australia, Fiji, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Uganda to document the impact completely avoidable forms of blindness are having on people and communities.
Differences in avoidable mortality can be used to assess health inequalities between population groups and geographic regions, and to trace trends over time.