Visual stories about health, wellbeing and healthcare driven by the data of the World Health Organization.
The World Health Statistics 2023 report summarises the trends in life expectancy and causes of death, and reports on progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets.
2021 was a remarkable year for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Division of Data, Analytics and Delivery for Impact (DDI). Amidst historic challenges, we made great strides to improve measurement, focus on results, and deliver impact. But we did not do it alone.
A comprehensive view of global deaths directly and indirectly associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mortality data is not just about those we have lost, it is about helping the living, too. As the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, counting the people who die – and how they die – is fundamental to global health. And, as WHO’s Dr Samira Asma adds, “Mortality statistics are a mirror of population health.”
State of inequality: HIV, tuberculosis and malaria is the first monitoring report devoted to systematically assessing the global state of inequality in the three diseases: A visual summary
A visual summary of global and regional trends, 2000-2019
A visualized overview of data availability in global health.
Measurable impact is at the heart of WHO’s plans to transform the future of public health.
Are we leaving behind a better or worse world for future generations?
In 2017, WHO unveiled its 13th General Programme of Work (GPW13).