Wednesday, November 2, 2016

How has disease, life span and mortality rate changed since you were born? A new interactive global health tool

A post on NPR today highlighted a new global health tool from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Global Health Check.  

After plugging in your birth year, you can see how these things have changed globally: life expectancy, childhood mortality, vaccines and other important medical discoveries, disease outbreaks, and progress in global public health. It's a great way to see how medicine has increased and lengthened our quality of life. 

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