Gulrez Azhar, MD PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow at IHME and a member of the futures Health scenarios research group. Dr. Azhar completed his doctoral work in Policy Analysis at the RAND graduate school, where he studied health impacts of heat and worked on a range of diverse health research projects. His training is in medicine, public health and public policy and uses epidemiology, econometric and evidence synthesis tools. He is interested in understanding the future impacts of climate change on health conditions.
IHME was established at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2007. Its mission is to improve health through better health evidence.
GBD 2019 Tuberculosis Collaborators. Global, regional, and national sex differences in the global burden of tuberculosis by HIV status, 1990–2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 23 September 2021. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00449-7.
Global Burden of Disease 2020 Health Financing Collaborator Network. Tracking development assistance for health and for COVID-19: a review of development assistance, government, out-of-pocket, and other private spending on health for 204 countries and territories, 1990–2050. The Lancet. 22 September 2021. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01258-7.
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