Conceptualizing and Quantifying the Global Burden of Disease
Dr. Murray is a co-founder of the Global Burden of Disease study, a systematic, scientific effort to quantify the comparative magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and location over time. Presented by Dr. Christopher J. L. Murray, Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) & Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington; 2018 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Recipient. (2018)
Researchers at BC Children’s Hospital, the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) are teaming up with the Vancouver School District to better understand COVID-19 transmission in Vancouver schools.
A study led by Dr. Julie Bettinger is seeking hundreds of thousands of participants both vaccinated and unvaccinated, in a web-based survey to track any potential adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines.
A new online survey by researchers at BC Children's Hospital, the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University aims to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the mental health of children, youth and adults.
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