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CRPH collaborates with IHME on Global Burden of Disease Study, of relevance to SDGs

​The CRPH is collaborating with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation on their Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study. GBD is the largest and most comprehensive effort to date to measure epidemiological levels and trends worldwide. Dr. Makhlouf Obermeyer joined the GBD Scientific Council in September 2016. The Scientific Council is the key decision-making body for the study, and is comprised of leading experts in the fields relating to the GBD. These publications include:

Fullman, N., Barber, R. M., Abajobir, A. A., Abate, K. H., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K. M., ... Obermeyer, C. M.... & Aboyans, V. (2017). Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 390(10100), 1423-1459.

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