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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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Global burden of peripheral artery disease and its risk factors, 1990–2019

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The global, regional, and national burden of adult lip, oral, and pharyngeal cancer in 204 countries and territories

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US Health Map

Explore health trends in the United States by race and ethnicity for all-cause mortality and life expectancy.

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Financing Global Health

Explore patterns of global health financing flows from 1990 to 2050.

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The MICROBE (Measuring Infectious Causes and Resistance Outcomes for Burden Estimation) tool visualizes the fatal and nonfatal health outcomes of infections, pathogens, and antimicrobial resistance across different countries and regions.

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Burden of Proof

Compare strength of evidence for health risks and outcomes.