Smoking and poor diet still leading killers worldwide
2016's Global Burden of Disease report shows improvements in child mortality, but rising deaths from preventable diseases, says a University of Melbourne expert
How death by numbers promotes global health
University of Melbourne population health expert, Alan Lopez, has received Bloomberg funding to help developing countries improve their cause of death data.
Saving lives by counting deaths
Professor Alan Lopez says big data can revolutionise global health policy as more people die from non-communicable diseases than infectious diseases.
Data for Health – 18 countries and one billion lives
Bloomberg Philanthropies' global health partnership is changing how health data is being collected and used in low and middle-income countries.
Fighting against the tide
Australian and Indian scientists have teamed up to fight the rise of chronic illnesses in the developing world.