A new report from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington highlights the substantial prevalence of diabetes in Africa. The report was launched at a Pan African World Diabetes Day Forum hosted by Novo Nordisk, a Danish pharmaceutical company and global leader in diabetes care, together with the Ministry of Health and the Royal Danish Embassy.
November 16, 2016
October 6, 2016
Improvements in sanitation, immunizations, indoor air quality, and nutrition have enabled children in poor countries to live longer over the past 25 years, according to a new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries and territories.
September 28, 2016
A Filipino epidemiologist and professor has been awarded $100,000 for using health data to identify the most taxing health problems in the Philippines, helping his country expand health coverage and reduce the costs involved. The award is part of the annual Roux Prize offered by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), an independent global health research organization at the University of Washington in Seattle.
October 7, 2016
Development is not destiny: Launching the 2015 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study
The World Bank, The Lancet, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington co-host an event to launch the 2015 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD). Please join us on Friday, October 7, at 9:30 am ET in Washington, DC or via our online webcast.
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