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Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD 2019) Human Resources for Health 1990-2019

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2019
Data type
Summary 

The Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 (GBD 2019), coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), estimated the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for 204 countries and territories and selected subnational locations.

A GBD 2019 analysis also produced estimates for health workforce densities for 204 countries and territories from 1990–2019. Data used come from WHO’s Global Health Observatory and cross-sectional surveys and censuses that sampled general working-age populations (defined as ages 15–69) in which respondents self-reported employment status and current occupation. Employment and occupation data were mapped to the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) 88. This dataset includes annual estimates by location for health workforce densities per 10,000 employed individuals for 23 health worker cadres.

For additional GBD results and resources, visit the GBD 2019 Data Resources page.