The Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factor study 2013 (GBD 2013) is the first of a series of annual updates of the GBD. Risk factor quantification, particularly of modifiable risk factors, can help to identify emerging threats to population health and opportunities for prevention. The GBD 2013 provides a timely opportunity to update the comparative risk assessment with new data for exposure, relative risks, and evidence on the appropriate counterfactual risk distribution.
Our data visualizations allow you to see patterns and follow trends that are not readily apparent in the numbers themselves. Here you can watch how trends in mortality change over time, choose countries to compare progress in a variety of health areas, or see how countries compare against each other on a global map.
IHME’s policy reports help put our innovative research into action by translating scientific findings in ways that highlight specific policy implications. We produce a wide variety of policy reports, including topic- and country-specific publications and an annually updated report on global health financing.
IHME researchers produce numerous scientific, peer-reviewed research articles each year on a range of topics. Each research study undergoes rigorous internal and external review prior to publication in leading scientific and academic journals.