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WHO: Latest Estimates For NCDs Mortality Published

World Health Organization (WHO): Latest Estimates For NCDs Mortality Published

The latest global, regional and country-level cause-specific mortality estimates for the year 2015 have been published. The findings show the full scale of the accelerating NCDs epidemic: 8 of the top 10 causes of death are Non-communicable diseases.

WHO recommends the following citation: Global Health Estimates 2015: Deaths by Cause, Age, Sex, by Country and by Region, 2000-2015. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2016.

The data sets on global, regional and country-level cause-specific mortality estimates for the year 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 are available for download here.

Source Website: WHO Health statistics and information systems