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Webinar on Global Burden of Disease Study, May 7

Dr. Lim

Dr. Stephen Lim

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The Office of Disease Prevention will hold a webinar on the Global Burden of Disease Study: Quantifying Health Loss to Inform Health Policy. It will take place on Tuesday, May 7, at 12:30 p.m. Dr. Stephen Lim will summarize the history, analytical principles and methods underlying the Global Burden of Disease Study. He will describe the work and results of a collaboration with ODP to estimate disease burden for the population under 70 years of age. 

Lim is professor of health metrics sciences and senior director of science and engineering at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. 

To register visit https://prevention.nih.gov/global-burden-disease-gbd-study-quantifying-health-loss-inform-health-policy. The webinar will be recorded and available on the ODP website within about a week. 

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