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Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the South Asia regional edition (English)

The main findings from the South Asia Regional Edition of the brief, Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy include: 1) Substantial progress has been made in postponing death between 1970 and 2010 ; 2) Declines in mortality rates largely varied by age, with greatest improvements for young children; 3) Premature death and disability caused by most communicable diseases and newborn conditions have greatly declined; 4) HIV/AIDS is rapidly rising in the region; 5) Road injuries have taken a growing toll on health in the region; 6) Non-communicable diseases are now the leading causes of premature death and disability in the Middle East and North Africa; 7) Potentially preventable behavioral risk factors are rapidly contributing to greater disease burden over time; 8) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 9) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results allow countries to explore areas of success and identify areas of improvement relative to other countries within the region. ... See More +

Brief 80845 AUG 27, 2013

Disclosed

The global burden of disease : generating evidence, guiding policy - South Asia regional edition (English)

This report is based on seven papers for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 published in The Lancet (December 13, 2010; 380). This publication summarizes the global GBD 2010 findings as well as the regional findings for South Asia. ... See More +

Publication 80849 AUG 27, 2013

Institue for Health Metrics and Evaluation University of Washington; Human Development Network the world Bank Disclosed

Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Sub-Saharan Africa regional edition (English)

The main findings from the Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Edition of the brief, Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy include: 1) Overall progress has been made in postponing death between 1970 and 2010; 2) Declines in mortality rates largely varied by age, with greatest improvements for young children; 3) Premature death and disability caused by some communicable diseases and newborn conditions has decreased, but they remain leading causes of premature death and illness; 4) Malaria and HIV/AIDS are now the first- and second-greatest causes of premature death and disability; 5) Road injuries have taken a growing toll on health in the region; 6) Non-communicable diseases are rapidly rising, especially for wealthier countries in the region; 7) Potentially preventable behavioral risk factors are rapidly contributing to greater disease burden over time; 8) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 9) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results allow countries to explore areas of success and identify areas of improvement relative to other countries within the region. ... See More +

Brief 80775 AUG 27, 2013

Disclosed

The global burden of disease : generating evidence, guiding policy - sub-Saharan Africa regional edition (English)

This report is based on seven papers for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 published in The Lancet (December 13, 2010; 380). This publication summarizes the global GBD 2010 findings and highlights the regional findings for sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Publication 80852 AUG 27, 2013

Human Development Network the World Bank; Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Univ French Disclosed

Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Europe and Central Asia regional edition (English)

The main findings from the Europe and Central Asia Regional Edition of the brief, Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy include: 1) Substantial progress has been made in postponing death between 1970 and 2010; 2) Declines in mortality rates largely varied by age, with greatest improvements for young children; 3) Premature death and disability caused by most communicable diseases and newborn conditions have greatly declined; 4) HIV/AIDS is rapidly rising in the region; 5) Road injuries result in fewer healthy years lost for most countries in the region; 6) Non-communicable diseases are now the leading causes of premature death and disability in Europe and Central Asia; 7) Potentially preventable behavioral risk factors are rapidly contributing to greater disease burden over time; 8) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 9) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results allow countries to explore areas of success and identify areas of improvement relative to other countries within the region. ... See More +

Brief 80771 AUG 27, 2013

Disclosed

Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Latin America and Caribbean regional edition (English)

The main findings from the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Edition of the brief, Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy include: 1) Substantial progress has been made in postponing death between 1970 and 2010; 2) Declines in mortality rates largely varied by age, with greatest improvements for young children; 3) Premature death and disability caused by most communicable diseases and newborn conditions have greatly declined; 4) HIV/AIDS is rapidly rising in the region; 5) Interpersonal violence has taken a growing toll on health in many countries; 6) Non-communicable diseases are now the leading causes of premature death and disability in Latin America and Caribbean; 7) Potentially preventable behavioral risk factors are rapidly contributing to greater disease burden over time; 8) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 9) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results allow countries to explore areas of success and identify areas of improvement relative to other countries within the region. ... See More +

Brief 80772 AUG 27, 2013

Disclosed

Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from East Asia and Pacific regional edition (English)

The main findings from the East Asia and Pacific Regional Edition of the paper, Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy include: 1) Substantial progress has been made in postponing death between 1970 and 2010; 2) Declines in mortality rates largely varied by age, with greatest improvements for young children; 3) Premature death and disability caused by most communicable diseases and newborn conditions have greatly declined; 4) HIV/AIDS is rapidly rising in the region; 5) Non-communicable diseases are now the leading causes of premature death and disability in East Asia and the Pacific; 6) Non-communicable diseases are now the leading causes of premature death and disability in East Asia and the Pacific; 7) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 8) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 9) Potentially preventable behavioral risk factors are rapidly contributing to greater disease burden over time; and 10) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results allow countries to explore areas of success and identify areas of improvement relative to other countries within the region. ... See More +

Brief 80770 AUG 27, 2013

Disclosed

Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Middle East and North Africa regional edition (English)

The main findings from the Middle East and North Africa Regional Edition of the brief, Global Burden of Disease: Generating Evidence, Guiding Policy include: 1) Substantial progress has been made in postponing death between 1970 and 2010; 2) Declines in mortality rates largely varied by age, with greatest improvements for young children; 3) Premature death and disability caused by most communicable diseases and newborn conditions have greatly declined; 4) HIV/AIDS is rapidly rising in the region; 5) Road injuries have taken a growing toll on health in the region; 6) Non-communicable diseases are now the leading causes of premature death and disability in the Middle East and North Africa; 7) Potentially preventable behavioral risk factors are rapidly contributing to greater disease burden over time; 8) Disease burden driven by risk factors for communicable diseases has substantially declined; 9) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results allow countries to explore areas of success and identify areas of improvement relative to other countries within the region. ... See More +

Brief 80773 AUG 27, 2013

Disclosed

Smoke-free workplaces (English)

Smoking harms the health of smokers and those around them. Smokers are at far higher risks of strokes, heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases; cancers of the lungs, mouth, larynx, bladder, pancreas, kidneys and stomach; emphysema, bronchitis, and tuberculosis. ... See More +

Brief 53656 APR 01, 2011

Spanish, Russian, French Disclosed

Valuing the health effects of air pollution (English)

It is known that high levels of air pollution are bad for health and can cause premature death in rapidly growing cities. A cost-benefit analysis of air pollution is necessary for a rough estimate in reducing pollution. ... See More +

Brief 17846 APR 30, 1996

Cropper, Maureen L.; Simon, Nathalie B.

Tobacco in developing countries : an economic approach to policy formulation (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) PHN8715 JUN 30, 1987

Lewit, Eugene M. Eligible for Disclosure

Evaluating healthy days of life gained from health projects (English)

This paper draws attention to the importance of incorporating weights for time preference and productivity in using the concept of healthy days of life lost to evaluate health projects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) PHN8627 OCT 31, 1986

Barnum,Howard Nelch Disclosed

The cost-effectiveness of blindness prevention by the onchocerciasis control program in Upper Volta (English)

This paper presents a cost effectiveness analysis of blindness prevention by the Onchocerciasis Control Program in Upper Volta, utilizing recent epidemiological data on changes in the incidence of blindness. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) RES7 OCT 31, 1983

Prescott, Nicholas; Prost, Andre Disclosed

Bank notes (English)

This Bank notes newsletter includes some of the following headings: Credit Union (CU) installs mini-computer; film crew experiences life in Indian village; staff member discovers island of sheep, beaches, and legends; one-stop service is available to staff in search of old records; staff association executive committee; and Bank calendar. ... See More +

Newsletter 64263 SEP 01, 1979

Baldwin,Harriet B. Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the South Asia regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80845 Brief
The global burden of disease : generating evidence, guiding policy - South Asia regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80849 Publication
Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Sub-Saharan Africa regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80775 Brief
The global burden of disease : generating evidence, guiding policy - sub-Saharan Africa regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80852 Publication French
Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Europe and Central Asia regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80771 Brief
Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Latin America and Caribbean regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80772 Brief
Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from East Asia and Pacific regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80770 Brief
Global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy main findings from the Middle East and North Africa regional edition (English)
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AUG 27, 2013 80773 Brief
Smoke-free workplaces (English)
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APR 01, 2011 53656 Brief Spanish, Russian, French
Valuing the health effects of air pollution (English)
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APR 30, 1996 17846 Brief
Tobacco in developing countries : an economic approach to policy formulation (English)
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JUN 30, 1987 PHN8715 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluating healthy days of life gained from health projects (English)
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OCT 31, 1986 PHN8627 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The cost-effectiveness of blindness prevention by the onchocerciasis control program in Upper Volta (English)
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OCT 31, 1983 RES7 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bank notes (English)
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SEP 01, 1979 64263 Newsletter