The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2017 study was published on The Lancet website on November 8, 2018, and printed in the November 10 issue.
Click here for the GBD 2017 public resources page.
This calendar will be updated throughout the GBD 2019 and 2020 cycles.
All dates are subject to change.
Review Sessions and Events
Scheduled review meetings, trainings, and important events related to the GBD Study.
|Case definitions/data criteria tool available and shared with Collaborators||June 26, 2020||TBD|
|Feedback collected on last published round of GBD results from Collaborators||November 15 - December 31, 2018||January 6 – 3, 2020|
|External review of previous round of methods and results and proposed method changes for select causes and risks for the next round of GBD.||
Review Week 1: February 11-15, 2019
Review Week 2: February 25-March 1, 2019
Review Week 3: March 11-15, 2019
Review week 1: December 16 – 19, 2019
Review week 2: January 13 – 17, 2020
|GBD Technical Training Workshop||CANCELED||May 24 – 29, 2020|
|IHME Annual Board Meeting||June 20-23, 2019||June 18 – 19, 2020|
|Final results available to collaborators (special access during embargo)||April - May 2020||April – May 2021|
|Public release||TBD||May 2021|
Projected dates for key milestones in producing GBD capstone publications.
|Heath Care Access and Quality (HAQ)|
|First submission of HAQ paper||TBD||TBD|
|Collaborator comments due on HAQ paper||TBD||TBD|
|Final submission of HAQ paper||TBD||TBD|
|Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)|
|First submission of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) paper||April 24, 2020||April 2021|
|Collaborator comments due on SDGs paper||May 8, 2020||TBD|
|Final submission of SDGs paper||July 10, 2020||TBD|
|Demographics (population, fertility and all-cause mortality)|
|First submission of Demographics paper||October 9, 2019||TBD|
|Collaborator comments due on Demographics paper||October 23, 2019||TBD|
|Final submission of Demographics paper||March 20, 2020||TBD|
|Diseases and Injuries (causes of death, nonfatal causes and DALYs)|
|First submission of Diseases and Injuries paper||November 22, 2019||October 2020|
|Collaborator comments due on Diseases and Injuries paper||December 6, 2019||TBD|
|Final submission of Diseases and Injuries paper||March 23, 2020||TBD|
|Risk Factors (RFs)|
|First submission of Risk Factors paper||December 4, 2019||November 2020|
|Collaborator comments due on Risk Factors paper||December 18, 2019||TBD|
|Final submission of Risk Factors paper||March 24, 2020||TBD|
|First submission of GBD Overview paper||January 28, 2020||November 2020|
|Collaborator comments due on GBD Overview paper||February 11, 2020||TBD|
|Final submission of GBD Overview paper||TBD||TBD|
Data incorporation deadlines
Data shared before these dates will be reviewed for incorporation in the current round of GBD. Data shared after will be considered for the following round of GBD.
|LDI and education||December 31, 2018||October 4, 2019|
|Covariates other than LDI and education||February 15, 2019||February 14, 2020|
|Demographics||April 15, 2019||November 8, 2019|
|Cause of death||April 15, 2019||December 6, 2019|
|Clinical informatics||April 15, 2019||December 6, 2019|
|Non-fatal||May 31, 2019||March 2, 2020|
|Risk factors||May 31, 2019||March 9, 2020|
Preliminary estimates will be sent to Collaborators each year.
|Release mortality, population, and fertility estimates for review||June 10 to June 24, 2019||March 22 to April 3, 2020|
|Release cause of death estimates for review||July 8 to July 22, 2019||May 29 to June 12, 2020|
|Release non-fatal estimates for review||August 5 to August 19, 2019||June 29 to July 13, 2020|
|Release risk factor estimates for review||August 19 to September 9, 2019||June 29 to July 13, 2020|