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New insights from the global burden of disease 2013 study / Dr. Christopher...

Title: New insights from the global burden of disease 2013 study / Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray ; Fogarty International Center.
Author(s)/Relationship(s): Murray, Christopher J. L., author.
Publisher: [Bethesda, Md.] : [National Institutes of Health], [2015]
Related Names: Fogarty International Center, sponsoring body.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (1 hr., 2 min.)) : color, sound
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: computer
Carrier Type: online resource
Language: eng
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MeSH Subjects: Health Status Indicators
Biomedical Research
Global Health
Health Status
Summary: (CIT): Dr. Murray will present the latest findings from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study (GBD), the largest and most comprehensive effort to date to measure epidemiological levels and trends and worldwide. He will discuss the conclusions of four capstone papers recently published in The Lancet. Key points are related to: child and adultmortality; causes of death; communicable, maternal, neonatal and nutritional disorders; non-communicable diseases; injuries and risk factors. A physician and economist, Murray is a professor of global health and director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. He is a founder of the Global Burden of Disease, which he describes as a systematic, scientific effort to quantify the comparative magnitude of health loss due to diseases, injuries and risk factors by age, sex, geography and over time. GDB is a collaboration that involves morethan 1,000 researchers in over 100 countries assembling the world"s data. The IHME aims to provide the most accurate and comprehensive population health information to create a strong foundation for strategic decision making. In addition to collecting data, IHME develops methods to understand it, and trains the next generation of data scientists.
Notes: Closed-captioned.
NLM Unique ID: 101673109
Other ID Numbers: (DNLM)CIT:19329


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