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Presentation: Global Burden of Diseases, injuries and risk factors 1990-2010

 

Invitation:

From the Area of Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention & Control - HSD/PAHO/WHO

To the Guest Speaker Lecture on:
Global Burden of Diseases, injuries and risk factors 1990-2010:
trends and challenges

By Prof. Christopher J. L. Murray, the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington.

January 19, 2012

Time:  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - ET Time ( Washington DC USA)


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Language: English

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To participate online:

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Agenda:

 

2:00 - 2:15               Welcome and introduction: Dr. Socorro Gross, Assistant Director PAHO/WHO

 

2:15 - 3:30               Presentation:
                              Global Burden of Diseases injuries-risk factors 1990-2010 trends and challenges

                              Prof. Christopher J. L. Murray, Director of the Institute for Health metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington

 

3:30 - 3:45              Coffee break

 

3:45 - 5:00              Q&A session - Moderator - Dr Fatima Marinho, Health Information and Analysis HSD


5:00                       Closing remarks - Dr Marco Espinal, Manager Area of Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention & Control

 


Presentation Content & discussion

“……The presentation   will highlight the preliminary results of the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study, emphasizing innovations in the collection of data, novel methods of analysis, and visualization tools for data quality assessment.

 

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