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[IWS] World Bank/IHME: GLOBAL BURDEN OF DISEASE: POLICY REPORTS/COUNTRY PROFILES [4 September 2013]

IWS Documented News Service

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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World Bank Group and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy [4 September 2013]

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/publications/policy-report/global-burden-disease-generating-evidence-guiding-policy

or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2011/GBD_Generating%20Evidence_Guiding%20Policy%20FINAL.pdf

[full-text, 28 pages]

 

Press Release 4 September 2013

Health landscape in six regions reveals rapid progress made and daunting challenges from hundreds of diseases, injuries, risk factors

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/news-events/news-release/health-landscape-six-regions-reveals-rapid-progress-made-and-daunting-chall

 

 

COUNTRY PROFILES
http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/country-profiles

POLICY REPORTS –including UNITED STATES (below)
http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/publications/policy-reports

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy—East Asia and Pacific Regional Edition
or
http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/world_bank/WB%20GBD%20Report%2C%20East%20Asia%20%26%20Pacific.pdf

[full-text, 70 pages]

September 4, 2013

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding PolicyEast Asia and Pacific Regional Edition presents regional findings for the East Asia and Pacific region and summarizes intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and risk factors. The report finds that countries in the East Asia and Pacific region show mixed progress in combating health challenges. Published by the World Bank and IHME, the report is based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010), a collaborative effort of researchers from 50 countries around the world led by IHME at the University of Washington.

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy—Europe and Central Asia Regional Edition
or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/world_bank/WB%20GBD%20Report%2C%20Europe%20%26%20Central%20Asia.pdf

[full-text, 70 pages]

September 4, 2013

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding PolicyEurope and Central Asia Regional Edition summarizes regional findings for Europe and Central Asia and explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and risk factors. The report finds that chronic disease and a gender gap in health are taking a growing toll in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Published by the World Bank and IHME, the report is based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010), a collaborative effort of researchers from 50 countries around the world led by IHME at the University of Washington.

English | Russian

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy—Latin America and Caribbean Regional Edition
or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/world_bank/WB%20GBD%20Report%2C%20Latin%20America%20%26%20Caribbean.pdf

[full-text, 74 pages]

September 4, 2013

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding PolicyLatin America and Caribbean Regional Edition summarizes changes in diseases, injuries, and risk factors in Latin America and Caribbean and compares the performance of countries in the region. The publication examines the growing threat posed by chronic diseases, violence, and road traffic injuries. Published by the World Bank and IHME, the report is based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010), a collaborative effort of researchers from 50 countries around the world led by IHME at the University of Washington.

English | Spanish

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy—Middle East and North Africa Regional Edition

Or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/world_bank/WB%20GBD%20Report%2C%20Middle%20East%20%26%20North%20Africa.pdf

[full-text, 70 pages]

September 4, 2013

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding PolicyMiddle East and North Africa Regional Edition summarizes the main findings for the Middle East and North Africa and explores the leading causes of diseases, injuries, and risk factors in countries across the region. The publication shows that in the Middle East and North Africa, health challenges are becoming increasingly similar to those in Western countries. Published by the World Bank and IHME, the report is based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010), a collaborative effort of researchers from 50 countries around the world led by IHME at the University of Washington.

English | Arabic

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy—Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Edition

Or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/world_bank/WB%20GBD%20Report%2C%20Sub-Saharan%20Africa.pdf

[full-text, 94 pages]

September 4, 2013

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding PolicySub-Saharan Africa Regional Edition compares regional trends for sub-Saharan Africa and highlights intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and risk factors. The publication gives a mixed picture of health in the region, which shows progress as well as growing challenges. Published by the World Bank and IHME, the report is based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010), a collaborative effort of researchers from 50 countries around the world led by IHME at the University of Washington.

English | French

 

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy—South Asia Regional Edition

Or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/world_bank/WB%20GBD%20Report%2C%20South%20Asia.pdf

[full-text, 70 pages]

September 4, 2013

The Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding PolicySouth Asia Regional Edition presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia and explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and risk factors. The publication shows that non-communicable diseases are increasingly causing more premature mortality and disability, while the region continues to grapple with high burdens of communicable conditions. Published by the World Bank and IHME, the report is based on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010), a collaborative effort of researchers from 50 countries around the world led by IHME at the University of Washington.

 

The State of US Health: Innovations, Insights, and Recommendations from the Global Burden of Disease Study

Or

http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/sites/default/files/policy_report/2013/IHME_GBD_US_FINAL_PRINTED%20070513.pdf

[full-text, 96 pages]

July 10, 2013

This policy report presents key findings from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010 (GBD 2010) for the US and documents trends in nearly 300 different diseases and injuries that are killing people prematurely and disabling them. The report sheds light on the substantial health threat posed by potentially modifiable risk factors such as poor diet, high body mass index, and lack of physical activity. It also provides an in-depth look at life expectancy, obesity, and physical activity in US counties.

 

 

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