New research by IHME published in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed surprising global trends in tobacco use: while the percentage of the population that smokes every day has declined, the number of smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth.
IHME reaches across the US to Boston and around the world to Dubai and Zambia for recent events sharing our research and methods. Learn about our regional directors, upcoming seminars, and a new training workshop.
Even though countries with predominately Arab populations share a common language, they differ greatly in wealth, infrastructure, disease patterns, and political stability.
Tracking health trends, from emerging problems to successful interventions, is difficult when few or no data on causes of death are available. But short of designing and implementing a nationwide registration system, how can this information be obtained?