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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, regional, and national burden of neck pain, 1990–2020, and projections to 2050

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Family Planning

Explore local trends in family planning indicators in Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Nigeria.

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Burden of Proof

Compare strength of evidence for health risks and outcomes.

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Health-related SDGs

Explore progress made toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1990–2021 and projections to 2030.

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Pandemic Recovery Survey

Use this tool to understand the effects of the pandemic on health care and health seeking behavior, attitudes and practices around vaccinations, education, and household financial and food security.