The Global Burden of Disease Study is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes annually mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, regional and national levels.
This week’s issue of The Lancet published the latest global, regional, and national estimates and analyses from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016, covering the period 1990 to 2016.
To access the publications in The Lancet, click here.
Media coverage and statements:
- Science Speaks: Global health data review finds no country on track to end TB incidence by 2030, vast majority of countries falling short of goals to control HIV
- Union statement: the need to ‘accelerate progress’ in the fight against TB is paramount
- World Hepatitis Alliance: Viral hepatitis kills more people than HIV, malaria or tuberculosis