All results from IHME’s Local Burden of Disease research are made freely available to the public. In addition, the research team is committed to the practices and principles of the Guidelines for Accurate and Transparent Health Estimates Reporting (GATHER). Accordingly, the team either publishes or will make available to interested researchers information on the methods, code, and data sources used in its analyses.
There are several ways to access data and results produced by the Local Burden of Disease project:
- The Local Burden of Disease section of the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx). Published Local Burden of Disease studies have records in the GHDx that link to results, methods, data sources, and more, so that researchers interested in examining, replicating, or building upon those projects’ results may do so.
- The research articles (and their accompanying annexes) published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
- The data visualizations available on IHME’s website.
Anyone interested in inquiring about the data used by the Local Burden of Disease team – or in sharing data to be used in its analyses – is invited to email us at [email protected].
In the future, the Local Burden of Disease team will be making available downloadable maps that may be helpful to researchers, policymakers, advocates, or anyone interested in global health.