The gap between the US states that spend the most and least on health is wide, and varied growth rates mean that the gap between those who spend the most and the least is only increasing. More than 45% of the differences in health spending can be explained by income and regional prices, but much of the variation remains unexplained.
New analysis suggests that recommendations for how much one can drink should be based on age and local disease rates.
As per the latest estimates of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on a global level, at least 1.27 million deaths per year are directly attributable to AMR.
Cases of mental disorders rose sharply during the pandemic, particularly among young women.
Global health financing profile of 2020 spending on COVID-19.
Global health financing profile of spending on HIV/AIDS from 1990 to 2020.
Global health financing profile of spending on malaria from 1990 to 2020.
Global health financing profile of spending on non-communicable diseases from 1990 to 2020.
Global health financing profile of spending on other infectious diseases from 1990 to 2020.
Global health financing profile of spending on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health from 1990 to 2020.
Global health financing profile of spending on tuberculosis from 1990 to 2020.
14-25 years is a critical window for intervention.
Global prevalence of young smokers has decreased, but in some regions the absolute number is increasing.
Since 1990, the prevalence of smoking has decreased steadily around the globe. However, as populations have grown, the total number of smokers around the world has increased.
Mask wearing, social distancing, and vaccination this spring could get us closer to normal by summer.
Brother and sister team Jørn Braa and Kristin Braa created and manage the District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS2), a low-cost, open-source tool for collecting and analyzing health data at the community level, which is now used in more than 100 low- and middle-income countries.
Utilizing the most up-to-date reported data, the COVID-19 projections published by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington are designed as a planning tool for decision makers to prepare for likely trajectories of the pandemic over the next 4 months.
Risk factors account for almost half of the healthy years of life lost around the world.
Since 1990, health loss has shifted towards a growing burden from NCDs and away from commuicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional (CMNN) diseases.
The Socio-demographic Index (SDI) combines information on the economy, education, and fertility rate of countries around the world, as a representation of social and economic development. Health outcomes are closely tied to this measure.
Key global risk factors contribute to millions of deaths every year.
This infographic describes the global spending on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health by country, channel, and program area.
This infographic describes the global spending on non-communicable diseases by country, channel, and program area.
This infographic describes DAH spending by the US through 2019.
This infographic describes DAH spending by the UK through 2019.