Spending on health care by nations is expected to increase significantly over the next two decades, but the rates of increase and sources of spending will differ widely, according to a new analysis.
April 19, 2017
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Despite strong declines in the rate of tobacco smoking over the past 25 years, one out of every four men still smoke daily, as do one out of every 20 women. In a new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease study (GBD) published today (April 5, 2017) in The Lancet, authors discovered that the prevalence of daily smoking declined on a global scale – decreasing by 28% for men and 34% for women between 1990 and 2015.
April 3, 2017
Deaths among children and adolescents decreased worldwide from nearly 14.2 million deaths in 1990 to just over 7.2 million deaths in 2015 but this global progress has been uneven, according to a new article published online by JAMA Pediatrics.
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.
October 7, 2016
Development is not destiny: Launching the 2015 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study
The World Bank, The Lancet, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington co-host an event to launch the 2015 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD). Please join us on Friday, October 7, at 9:30 am ET in Washington, DC or via our online webcast.
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