The Global Burden of Disease - Webcast
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The Global Burden of Disease - Webcast

DATE: Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
TIME: 10:00 a.m - 11:30 a.m ET (14:00 – 15:30 GMT or convert time)

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On Sept. 4, 2013, the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington will launch six regional reports on the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2010.
Initially released in December 2012, GBD 2010 produced more than 1 billion estimates of levels and trends in health conditions as far-reaching as road traffic accidents and hearing loss. The new regional reports estimate levels and trends in health conditions in six world regions and compare countries within those regions.

As of Sept. 4, the six reports will be available in multiple languages at and

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Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Director, Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank
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the burden of disease is highly associated with endless riots and even wars,so I'm convinced that only by creating a peaceful environment can people in Africa get rid of the burden . Also,the governments should cooprerate with each other. Sending volunteers to train local doctors are also necessary
Maurice Mukhtar Weaver
United States
How can we dramatically reduce the number of women who die during childbirth?
United States
Will GBD be able to produce estimates for deaths, etc. for persons of Sub-Saharan African descent in the Americas, especially the US and Brazil, in the future?
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Dr Sohail Manzoor
planning support for preventive measures can bring a dramatic reduction in incidence of number of main diseases...why prevention education is not given the due priority ?
Sarah Mullowney
United States
Hello, I would love to view this lecture online; however, the time frame doesn't work well for me. Will the lecture be available for viewing later in the day tomorrow (not live)?
Dr. Ashish Manohar Urkude
Are we flushing/ pushing the viruses and bacterias out of their nest and inviting to our human domain? Samething happened in India with Tigres, hence, this obvious question.
Does GBD cover specialized ares as psychological burden on health care providers across the world? Is there an efficient way to accurately identify the psychological price of working in hospitals and clinics that provide end-care to terminally ill patients?