One of the major aims of the US health system is improving the health of all people, particularly those segments of the population at greater risk of health disparities. In fact, overall life expectancy in the US increased more than seven years for men and more than six years for women between 1960 and 2000.
Open house tour of Institute set for Wednesday, April 9, followed by two-day research conference to be held Thursday and Friday, April 10- 11, 2008.
Center will be supported by new Gates Foundation grant and led by world-renowned health expert
The University of Washington (UW) announced today the creation of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, a new research center that will conduct independent, rigorous evaluations of health programs worldwide.