Regional Health Observatory
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Mortality and Causes of Death
Ischemic Health Diseases
Mortality statistics are fundamental to guide priorities in public health policy, planning, and resource allocation. Reliable information on levels of mortality and leading causes of death enables decision-makers to strategically design, fund and implement programs to ensure the greatest possible impact on longevity and quality of life.
In this theme a set of information products on mortality statistics from the Region of the Americas are highlighted.