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Global Health Insights

Dive into the latest trending topics in global health.

Acting on Data

Learn how our data is being used for better health outcomes.

Collaborator Spotlight

Get an inside look at the people behind the research in the Global Burden of Disease.

Collaborator Spotlight

Issue 04 Dr. Anamika Pandey

Dr. Anamika Pandey, a researcher at the Public Health Foundation of India, shares her career path and insights as a GBD Collaborator.

Collaborator Spotlight

Issue 03 Dr. Meghnath Dhimal

"Our urgent priority should be to safeguard the existence of our future generations."

Collaborator Spotlight

Issue 02 Dr. Shuhei Nomura

Health, life, and safety research constitutes nothing more than desk theories, unless we properly grasp the situation occurring on the ground.

Collaborator Spotlight

Issue 01 Dr. Elizabeth Wangia

Dr. Elizabeth Wangia, Monitoring and evaluation specialist at the Kenyan Ministry of Health joined IHME Engagement Officer, Ally Walker in an interview.


Read op-eds and commentaries written by IHME’s global health experts, and listen to podcasts featuring them.


Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2021

In GBD 2021, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, through myriad mechanisms, is a central theme, but GBD reminds us that other macro trends have continued even as the world has gone through a major health shock.


The Lancet Neurology in conversation with Jaimie Steinmetz, Theo Vos, Katrin Seeher and Tarun Dua on the global burden of disorders affecting the nervous system

Jaimie Steinmetz and Theo Vos from the Institute of Health Metrics and Katrin Seeher and Tarun Dua from WHO join Heather Brown and Lauren Southwell to discuss new data on the global, regional, and national burden of disorders affecting the nervous system. The Article is published in the April issue of The Lancet Neurology.

Think Global Health

An initiative of the  Council on Foreign Relations in collaboration with IHME. 


How gender and sex shape disease

New research exposes why health systems should tailor responses to the needs of men and women starting at a young age.