Despite large declines since 1990 in child deaths from pneumonia and the flu, these and other lower respiratory infections (LRIs) remain a leading killer of children under age 5. A new scientific study finds LRIs responsible for one in seven child deaths globally.
October 30, 2019
New study finds one in seven child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, and other lower respiratory infections
September 3, 2019
New computer modeling system may help predict heart-related disease in low- and middle-income countries
Health analyses of people at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in low- and middle-income countries may soon improve, thanks to new computer modeling. The new modeling is a joint project of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and the University of Cambridge.
July 29, 2019
While the number of new cancer cases in children and adolescents (aged 0-19 years) is relatively low at around 416,500 globally in 2017, treatment-related ill-health and disability and fatal cancer are estimated to cause around 11.5 million years of healthy life lost globally every year, according to the first Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) to assess childhood and adolescent cancer burden in 195 countries in 2017, published in The Lancet Oncology journal.
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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