Publication date: 
June 10, 2019

Findings from the most recent iteration of the GBD study for reference year 2017 were published in The Lancet on 8 November 2018. This report presents updated findings for Singapore from the GBD 2017 study and provides a comprehensive look at the burden of diseases and injuries in Singapore across time. It also gives an overview of the metrics used to quantify disease burden, zooms in on key findings, and benchmarks these findings for Singapore against other locations in a comparative framework.

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Epidemiology & Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health, Singapore; Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. The Burden of Disease in Singapore, 1990–2017: An overview of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 results. Seattle, WA: IHME, 2019.