We aimed to use comparable and standardised data sources to estimate human resources for health (HRH) densities globally, and to examine the relationship between a subset of HRH cadres and UHC effective coverage performance.
May 20, 2022
Our analysis presents the first ever estimates of entire distributions of stunting, wasting, and underweight for each of 204 countries and territories from 1990 to 2020 for children less than 5 years old by age group and sex.
April 7, 2022
Cost-effectiveness of Vitamin A supplementation among children in three sub-Saharan African countries: An individual-based simulation model using estimates from Global Burden of Disease 2019
In this study, we conducted a cost-effectiveness analysis of a Vitamin A Supplementation scale-up in Nigeria, Kenya, and Burkina Faso.
April 7, 2022
Global, regional, and national burden of colorectal cancer and its risk factors, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
We examined the temporal patterns of the global, regional, and national burden of colorectal cancer and its risk factors in 204 countries and territories across the past three decades.
April 6, 2022
Health system performance in Iran: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
In this systematic analysis, we present the national and subnational estimates of the burden of disease in Iran using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.
April 4, 2022
We aimed to examine injury-related morbidity and mortality among adults aged 50 years or older in 22 Eastern Mediterranean countries.
April 1, 2022
The burden of mental disorders, substance use disorders and self-harm among young people in Europe, 1990–2019: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
We estimated the burden of mental disorders, substance use disorders, and self-harm in people aged 10-24 in 31 European countries.
March 24, 2022
Burden of non-communicable diseases among adolescents aged 10–24 years in the EU, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019
NCD-related mortality has substantially declined among adolescents in the EU between 1990 and 2019, but the rising trend of YLL attributed to mental disorders and their YLD burden are concerning.
March 15, 2022
Population health outcomes in Nigeria compared with other west African countries, 1998–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study
We undertook a comprehensive assessment of the burden of disease in Nigeria and compared outcomes to other west African countries.
March 13, 2022
Progress in health among regions of Ethiopia, 1990–2019: a subnational country analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
The GBD 2019 Ethiopia subnational analysis aimed to measure the progress and disparities in health across nine regions and two chartered cities.
March 10, 2022
Global, regional, and national burden of diseases and injuries for adults 70 years and older: systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease 2019 Study
We used data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 (GBD 2019) to estimate mortality and disability trends for the population aged ≥70 and evaluate patterns in causes of death, disability, and risk factors.
February 22, 2022
Cost-effectiveness of antenatal multiple micronutrients and balanced energy protein supplementation compared to iron and folic acid supplementation in India, Pakistan, Mali, and Tanzania: A dynamic microsimulation study
We compared the cost-effectiveness of micronutrient supplementation and balanced energy protein with iron and folic acid to quantify their benefits in four countries with considerable prevalence of maternal undernutrition.
February 15, 2022
The global gap in treatment coverage for major depressive disorder in 84 countries from 2000–2019: A systematic review and Bayesian meta-regression analysis
This study aims to provide a comprehensive review of the evidence and analytically quantify sources of heterogeneity to report updated estimates of major depressive disorder treatment coverage and gaps by location and treatment type between 2000 and 2019.
February 7, 2022
Diabetes mortality and trends before 25 years of age: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
We aimed to evaluate diabetes mortality and trends at ages younger than 25 years globally using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019.
January 19, 2022
Health trends, inequalities and opportunities in South Africa’s provinces, 1990–2019: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2019 Study
Using data from the 2019 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study (GBD 2019), we evaluated national and provincial health trends and progress towards important Sustainable Development Goal targets from 1990 to 2019.
January 10, 2022
Global, regional, and national burden of 12 mental disorders in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
We aimed to measure the global, regional, and national prevalence, disability-adjusted life-years (DALYS), years lived with disability (YLDs), and years of life lost (YLLs) for mental disorders from 1990 to 2019.
January 6, 2022
Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
This study aimed to improve on previous forecasts of dementia prevalence by producing country-level estimates and incorporating information on selected risk factors.
December 30, 2021
Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups From 2010 to 2019
This study aimed to estimate cancer burden and trends globally for 204 countries and territories and by Sociodemographic Index (SDI) quintiles from 2010 to 2019.
December 15, 2021
Published by the Health Effects Institute, Research Report 210 presents a study conducted by Dr. Erin McDuffie and Dr. Randall Martin of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Michael Brauer at The University of British Columbia in Canada and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), and colleagues.
December 3, 2021
The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019
We analysed results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) 2019, with a focus on the outcome of disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs), to inform global cancer control measures in adolescents and young adults.