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Photo by © Jens Schott Knudsen, 2013
On a sunny, clear day in Washington, DC, it’s easy to forget that much of the world is choking on its own air. A recent press briefing at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) reminded us that air pollution kills millions of people, especially in Asia.
With its recently unveiled strategic plan, the National Institutes of Health plans to use burden of disease data in determining how best to direct public resources.
Recently published articles explore methods for determining causes of death, the burden of stroke among children and adolescents, and research on neglected tropical diseases.
In an example of Norway’s ongoing commitment to the health of its people, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), in partnership with the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), recently published the report Norway: State of the Nation’s Health: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease.