This week, The Lancet publishes a wide-ranging report assessing the state of the world’s health. Overall, 1,870 experts from 127 countries have combined their efforts to produce the Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2015 study collaboration.
Designed to inform global leaders and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) about the state of global health, the report covers a myriad of topics.
Analyzing data from 1990-2015, the report collates information about 249 causes of death, 315 injury types and diseases, and 79 risk factors across 195 countries.
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