Latest global estimates illustrate the vast impact of the two most common chronic respiratory diseases, with 3.2 million deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and 0.4 million deaths caused by asthma in 2015, according to a new Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal.
August 16, 2017
August 4, 2017
Suicide, homicide, and sexual assault are increasing much faster in the Eastern Mediterranean Region than any other region in the world, according to a new scientific study.
June 12, 2017
Globally, more than 2 billion children and adults suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die from these health conditions, according to a new study.
September 25, 2017
As part of the GBD 20th symposium, IHME is pleased to offer a GBD Training Day, which provides opportunities for in-depth exploration and hands-on learning. Participants will learn from GBD experts and have opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world.
February 22, 2017
The global mortality rate among children under 5 has plummeted in the last several decades. As we kick off 2017, Fast Company, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) want to share those success stories – as well as lay the groundwork for the work there still is to do. IHME holds a vast data store that can help ground stories and help the world see and understand the causes and impacts of both successes and opportunities. Our challenge is to bring them to life in a way that grabs attention and engages hearts and minds. Create your own visualizations and graphics with the data that these artists were given.
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