ORB – Oregonian Research Blog

June 4, 2008

World Health Statistics 2008

Filed under: health,statistics — Lynne @ 7:04 pm

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released World Health Statistics 2008, which summarizes data collected from 193 member states. It is the authoritative annual reference for over 70 (previously 50) health indicators in countries around the world.
The new report also highlights trends in maternal mortality, the spread of malaria, breast cancer mortality and screening, tobacco use, and health care spending.


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