Prof. Mohsen Naghavi and Prof. Reza Malekzadeh share key insights from the most comprehensive analysis of health in all provinces of Iran.
Researcher Damian Santomauro describes the findings from a recent study on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.
Researcher Alize Ferrari discusses the rise in depression and anxiety following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researcher Alize Ferrari describes the global burden of mental health disorders between 1990 and 2019.
Dr. Alexes Harris discusses a new study published in The Lancet on police violence in the United States. The study finds that more than half of police killings in the United States are missing from the official data system and Black Americans experience fatal police violence at a rate 3.5 times higher than white Americans.
Dr. Joseph L. Dieleman describes main points and health policy recommendations while reviewing key research figure from the study “US Health Care Spending by Race and Ethnicity, 2002-2016," published August 17, 2021 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
IHME Director Dr. Christopher J. L. Murray and COVID Collaborative CEO John Bridgeland introduce a new visualization tool, showing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in the US by ZIP code and county.
Professor Heidi Larson, Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, explains how factors like misinformation, trust in the government, and religious beliefs can impact willingness to take vaccines.
IHME Post Bachelor Fellow Lydia Haile discusses findings from a new research paper, "Global hearing loss prevalence and years lived with disability, 1990-2019: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2019 Study."
IHME Professor Mohsen Naghavi says the best COVID-19 vaccine to get is the one available to you, when it's available to you.
Dr. Meghnath Dhimal, Chief Research Officer of the Nepal Health Research Council, discusses the how the council and Ministry of Health & Population utilizes Global Burden of Disease Study data and information.
Dr. Mathilde Touvier, Head of the Nutritional Epidemiology Research at Sorbonne Paris Nord University, shares how the Global Burden of Disease study allows her research team to "efficiently improve nutritional prevention of chronic diseases."
Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, Minister of Health of Indonesia 2012-2014 and IHME Board Member, is a pediatrician and public health expert. She says that, "open access to the GBD data, and tools for analysis on the IHME website, has increased the number of people making use of data-based analysis and policy development for public health.
Professor John Newton, Director of Health Improvement at Public Health England, describes how the agency regularly provides insights and ideas to the annual Global Burden of Disease Study, and uses information from the study to influence health policy.
Professor Shuhei Nomura of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Keio University in Japan shares how he uses Global Burden of Disease Study data to advance health policy for prefectures, nationwide nutrition, and resource allocation.
Professor Peter Keiyoro of the University of Nairobi in Kenya, a collaborator of the Global Burden of Disease Study for six years, describes how the GBD has guided the Kenyan government into a national universal health coverage program. Additionally, GBD data laid the foundation for the Kenyan government to launch a pilot program that addresses water availability, sanitation, nutrition, child hygiene, under-five mortality, maternal health, and insurance coverage and health policies.
Global Burden of Disease Study, convened by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, is the most comprehensive global health study to date. It analyzes 286 causes of death, 369 diseases and injuries, and 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories.
El director de IHME y principal modelador de COVID-19, el Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray, explica qué es la inmunidad colectiva y por qué es poco probable que las comunidades hayan alcanzado la inmunidad colectiva, y ciertamente no se ha alcanzado en los Estados Unidos ni en Europa.
Herd immunity is not an effective strategy for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. IHME Director and lead COVID-19 modeler Dr. Christopher Murray busts myths about the strategy and provides insights on more effective solutions to the global crisis.
Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray discusses key assumptions behind our COVID-19 model's forecast of a winter surge in COVID-19 deaths: seasonality and declining vigilance with mask-wearing and social distancing.
IHME Director Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray discusses a key assumption in IHME's COVID-19 model as of September 3, 2020 — seasonality.
Universal health coverage is defined as all people receiving quality health services without incurring financial hardship. The paper, part of the Global Burden of Disease study, was published today in the international medical journal The Lancet. Researchers focused only on measuring service coverage, developing a new framework to capture how well countries align health services with the needs of the population and how well or poorly those services contribute to people’s health.
Dr. Angela Michah introduces the 2019 Financing Global Health report and explains key topics.
Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, describes the trajectory of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic based on new data analyses and forecasting.
The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has applied burden of disease research in innovative ways to improve population health. We are now accepting nominations for 2020.