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Portugal: The Nation’s Health 1990-2016 (DGS/IHME)

The Portuguese Directorate General of Health and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation have issued the Report "Portugal: The Nation’s Health 1990–2016 - An overview of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 Results".

This Report was elaborated in collaboration with Portugal’s Northern Region Health Administration/Public Health Department, after the Global Burden of Disease 2016 results were released on September 14, 2017.

It explores the progress Portugal has experienced over the last 26 years, in terms of health, well-being, and development, and the new challenges it faces as its population grows and ages. This report provides information about the diseases and injuries that prevent Portuguese from living long and healthy lives. It also sheds light on risk factors that contribute to poor health.

Finally, the Report presents a country view with regard to the Sustainable Development Goals in 1990 and prospectively in 2030, and compares Portugal’s health performance to that of peer countries.

You can view this Report, by clicking here.



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