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Global Burden of Disease (GBD)

GBD is the single largest and most detailed scientific effort ever conducted to quantify levels and trends in health. It provides a comprehensive picture of mortality and disability across countries, time, age, and sex, incorporating over 350 diseases and injuries in 204 countries.

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Epi Visualization

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GBD Cancer Compare

Analyze updated data the world’s health levels and trends from 1990 to 2021 from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study with a focus on Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers (NMSCs) and cancers without NMSCs aggregates.

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Burden of Proof

Compare strength of evidence for health risks and outcomes.