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BEST-COST, which holds its kick-off meeting today, is a new Horizon Europe research project that aims to improve our understanding of the socioeconomic cost of environmental stressors in Europe.
A new global analysis shows total health-related financial assistance to fight COVID-19 in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in the first two years of the pandemic was a record $37.8 billion, which was 810% higher than the total spent on pandemic preparedness the prior two decades (2000-2019).
Global health consortium offers innovations to alleviate food insecurity, environmental degradation, and disease outbreaks
Leading experts in satellite imagery, machine learning, and health metrics are joining forces to illuminate emerging threats to health and well-being.
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.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death across the globe, according to a new “almanac”-style special issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).
The Lancet: One in eight deaths in 2019 linked to bacterial infections, the second leading cause of death globally
First global estimates of mortality involving 33 bacterial pathogens and 11 types of infection suggest they were associated with 7.7 million deaths in 2019.
A new peer-reviewed systematic study analyzing hundreds of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in Indonesia shows that there were large disparities in health outcomes among provinces.
A new peer-reviewed paper published in JAMA reveals who’s more likely to develop long COVID months after initially falling ill from the virus.
New star rating system published in Nature Medicine helps people make informed decisions about diet and healthy habits
IHME analysis sheds new light on what we know and don’t know about what is good and bad for our health.
Smile Train: New study reveals half of malnutrition-related deaths in those with clefts could be prevented
Smile Train and IHME analyze the devastating impact of orofacial clefts over two decades (2000 - 2020).
WHO: At least 17 million people in the WHO European Region experienced long COVID in the first two years of the pandemic; millions may have to live with it for years to come
WHO/Europe urges countries to take post COVID-19 condition seriously by urgently investing in research, recovery, and rehabilitation.
The Lancet: Almost half of global cancer deaths are due to risk factors, with smoking, alcohol use, and high BMI the greatest contributors
Smoking, alcohol use, high BMI, and other known risk factors were responsible for nearly 4.45 million global cancer deaths in 2019, according to new research published in The Lancet using the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2019 study.
The new analysis also sheds light on impact of Medicaid expansion on health care spending.
The Lancet: 160 million women worldwide have unmet contraception needs; new study reveals large differences in types of contraceptives used across regions and age groups
Estimates suggest that more than 160 million women and adolescents who wanted to avoid pregnancy were not using contraceptives in 2019, despite significant progress in the use of modern contraceptives globally over the previous 50 years.
Mrs. Bosco is recognized for her innovative and impactful use of Global Burden of Disease data to empower women and improve access to rural health care in India.