New research shows that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution. More than half of deaths occur in two of the world’s fastest growing economies, China and India.
February 12, 2016
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A new report examines global and national trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries based on results from the Global Burden of Disease 2013 study, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
December 2, 2015
The global toll taken by injuries on daily life has fallen by almost a third in the past quarter of a century, reveals research published online in the journal Injury Prevention.
February 13, 2016
Affiliate Professor Michael Brauer of the University of British Columbia will give the talk “The global burden of disease from air pollution” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual meeting.
July 7, 2015
This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts, technical components, and quantitative methods for burden of disease measurement. It focuses predominately on constructing aggregate measures such as years of life lost (YLL), years lived with disability (YLD), and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs).
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