The GBD Scientific Council is a mechanism for key scientific decision-making internal to GBD 2013; it is not a substitute for peer review of publications nor for periodic reviews from independent groups not involved in the GBD. The GBD Scientific Council is composed of leading experts in fields relating to the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors. This GBD Scientific Council provides direct oversight over and has decision-making ability on methodological advancements produced as part of the GBD. A summary of decisions made by the GBD Scientific Council can be downloaded here .
For any questions please contact the Secretary to the GBD Scientific Council, Summer Ohno ([email protected] ).