IHME welcomes a new cohort of Post-Bachelor and Post-Graduate Fellows and PhD students who join us for academic research and interdisciplinary collaboration in health metrics.
Many health conditions are fueled by potentially modifiable risk factors, such as unsafe sex for HIV/AIDS or childhood undernutrition for child mortality. The most recent Global Burden of Disease (GBD) update examined these risks in more detail than before.
The transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development goals provides an opportunity to reflect on the successes we’ve seen and the challenges that still remain in global health and development.
From 2000 to 2014, countries and donors spent a combined $207 billion on children’s health – and saved the lives of 34 million children. To come up with this number, we partnered with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and for Malaria to create a tool, the Lives Saved Scorecard.
New studies forecast heart disease based on current trends and detail the burden of disease based on subnational studies in England, a health survey in Saudi Arabia, and health mapping in Nigeria.