Posted by: APO | 17 May 2017

World Health Statistics 2017: Almost half of all deaths now have a recorded cause, WHO data show

Almost half of all deaths globally are now recorded with a cause, new data from the World Health Organization show, highlighting improvements countries have made on collecting vital statistics and monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Of the estimated 56 million deaths globally in 2015, 27 million were registered with a cause of death, according to WHO’s annual World… Read more on


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