Chronic diseases, such as stroke, ischemic heart disease, and lung cancer, now represent the leading causes of premature death in China, according to a new scientific study.
June 24, 2019
April 29, 2019
US one of only eight countries where child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened since 1990
The United States is one of only eight countries in the world where decreases in child and adolescent mortality over a 27-year period haven’t also been matched by reductions in maternal mortality, according to a new scientific study. This divergent trend also was found in American Samoa, Canada, Greece, Guam, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Zimbabwe. Of these countries, the United States had the largest increase in maternal mortality rate at 67.5%.
April 3, 2019
Poor diet is responsible for more deaths globally than tobacco, high blood pressure, or any other health risk, according to a new scientific study. Consuming low amounts of healthy foods, such as whole grains, and too much unhealthy foods, including sweetened beverages, account for one in every five deaths globally.
December 18, 2018
The public is invited to attend a forum on the Global Burden of Disease at World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva on December 18.
April 18, 2018
On Wednesday, April 18 from 12:00-1:30pm, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation will co-host a discussion on the current state of financing for the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. The event will also serve as the launch of the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)’s Financing Global Health 2017 annual report and an updated IHME interactive data visualization resource.
September 27, 2017
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington and the international medical journal, The Lancet, cordially are honored to invite and others interested in population health to attend a special event with Bill Gates
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