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Identifying the best strategies to build a healthier world
Identifying the best strategies to build a healthier world

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Pneumonia killed 905,059 children in 2013. 

If a tragedy of this magnitude took place in the United States, every child under 5 living in six major American cities (Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, DC) would have died in a single calendar year.

Read more findings from Pushing the Pace: Progress and Challenges in Fighting Childhood #Pneumonia in collaboration with the MDG Health Envoy: http://www.healthdata.org/policy-report/pushing-pace-progress-and-challenges-fighting-childhood-pneumonia

#WorldPneumoniaDay   #WPD2014  
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IHME's Chief #Data & #Technology Officer Peter Speyer on how disruptive technology changes the world at #dhd14.
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"Zambia has shown that its health system can deliver life-saving interventions to those who need them most."

IHME Policy Translation Specialist Nancy Fullman provides us with highlights from Zambia's health system in her recent post via the Solutions Journalism Network
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Watch live on Monday, August 11, at 9AM PDT to learn more about IHME's Post-Graduate Fellowship program and get your questions answered!

The application process, training components, and experiences of researchers will all be discussed. Viewers will have the opportunity to engage in a dialogue with Post-Graduate Fellow Laura Di Giorgio, Professor Marie Ng, and Program Manager Dane Boog. #postgraduate   #postgrad   #postgraduateprogram   #postgradprogram   #data   #globalhealth  

Follow this link to view the live information session: http://www.healthdata.org/events/webcast/post-graduate-fellowship-2014-online-information-session
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Looking for a Post-Graduate Fellowship (PGF) working in the fields of  #data  and health. Learn more about IHME's PGF program Monday, August 11, at 9 a.m. PDT! Get your questions answered by alumni and the program manager. 

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Visualizing Brazil’s score on health and equity goals.

Katie Leach-Kemon, a Policy Translation Specialist at IHME, explores Brazil's health performance in The Humanosphere: http://bit.ly/1znGBL1
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In our latest issue of IHME Impact, we share new research on maternal and child mortality and obesity.

Learn how IHME is evaluating the success of health programs in multiple countries. And find out more about trends in global health financing. http://bit.ly/VeULhX
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Want to know the impact of #vaccinations?

IHME has been collaborating with GAVI to measure the impact of their immunication programs.

Read the results from GAVI Full Country Evaluation now: http://bit.ly/1znGGhI
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Check out our brand new #obesity and overweight data visualization now! 

Explore trends in your country between 1980 and 2013 by age and sex: http://vizhub.healthdata.org/obesity/
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Today, 2.1 billion people – nearly 30% of the world’s population – are either obese or overweight.

Learn more from our new study here: http://www.healthdata.org/news-release/nearly-one-third-world%E2%80%99s-population-obese-or-overweight-new-data-show
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