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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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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.

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Data Coverage Map

Use this interactive tool to explore local data coverage for educational attainment and under-5 mortality.

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US Health Map

Explore health trends in the United States by race and ethnicity for all-cause mortality and life expectancy.