A new Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2021 study estimates that by 2050, there will be a 36.4% increase in cases of low back pain from 2020, with the highest increases in Asia and Africa.
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Chronic respiratory disease is third leading cause of death globally with air pollution killing 1.3 million people
New findings on chronic respiratory disease (CRD) now show it accounted for approximately 4 million deaths worldwide in 2019.
January 18, 2023
The Lancet: Pakistan faces double burden of communicable, non-communicable diseases, and persistent inequities
Before Pakistan plunged into a cataclysmic health emergency from its worst flooding disaster, the country was already confronting the burden of infectious diseases, the rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and widespread disparities.
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IHME director Christopher J. L. Murray presents lessons learned on the analysis of global health and communicating results to decision-makers.
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Researchers from the Lancet Nigeria Commission present burden of disease analysis and recommendations for ensuring a healthy future for all Nigerians.
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