Lancet GBD 2017 finds halt to improvements in global health
Green Car Congress
NOVEMBER 12, 2018
The Lancet ’s Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD), first published more than 10 years ago, is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, national and regional levels. Since its inception, every new iteration of the GBD has reflected improvements in data quality and quantity that showed ever-increasing health worldwide.