Global Health Insights

Dive into the latest trending topics in global health with IHME’s Global Health Insights blog. Our health researchers explain the significance of new studies, share data related to current events, and help you understand the story behind the numbers.
Global Health Insights

Without zero-COVID, will cases surge in China?

The ongoing zero-COVID policy in China has had significant economic and social repercussions. But what will be the health implications of removing it?

Global Health Insights

Insights on World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

We recognize World Antimicrobial Awareness Week with new research showing which pathogens are most responsible for infectious disease deaths.

Global Health Insights

Global population reaches 8 billion

We expect the population to peak in about four decades, somewhere over 9 billion, and then begin to decline.

Global Health Insights

Insights on the Burden of Proof

We reviewed thousands of studies on risks like smoking and eating red meat to determine how strong the evidence was that those risks lead to health impacts, and whether it’s worth changing your behavior.