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.
April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019
Exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution could, on average shorten the life of a child born today by 20 months, according to a new global study, State of Global Air 2019.
March 13, 2019
Democratic rule, enforced by regular free and fair elections, appears to make an important contribution to adult health by increasing government spending on health and potentially reducing deaths from several non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and transport injuries. Conversely, autocracies that escape this general scrutiny, and do not have the same external pressures or support from global health donors to tackle NCDs and injuries, may have less incentive to finance their prevention and treatment, and seem to underperform as a result.
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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