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Planetary Health: addressing major public health threats caused by human impacts on the natural world

on Mon, 06/13/2016 - 01:41

This article introduces the concept of Planetary Health as a new discipline to address public health threats caused by human impacts on the environment, and visualizes the Environmental Performance Index in 180 world's nations.

Trends in Maternal Mortality: selected countries from 1980 to 2013

on Mon, 06/06/2016 - 04:06

This visualization allows comparing the level and trends in maternal mortality ratio from two selected countries.

Causes of Maternal Mortality from 1980 to 2013

on Mon, 05/30/2016 - 01:38

This visualization helps monitoring maternal deaths and the key causes contributing to maternal mortality in the world and by country from 1980 to 2013.

Which Percentage of People Is Older and Younger Than You

on Sun, 05/15/2016 - 02:40

Curious about which percentage of people is younger and older than you? This visualization helps you to figure out.

Exploring Population Trends from 1950 to 2100

on Sun, 05/08/2016 - 02:32

This visualization shows the population trends in the World, regions and countries from 1950 to 2100.

Trends of Prevalence of Diabetes from 1980 to 2014

on Fri, 04/15/2016 - 20:37

This visualization aims to show the trends of prevalence of diabetes mellitus by country from 1980 to 2014.

Diabetes and Obesity are on the Rise

on Sat, 04/09/2016 - 14:43

This visualization aims to show that both prevalence of diabetes mellitus and obesity are on the rise in every country from 1980 to 2014, and illustrate the association of both health conditions.

Prevalence of Adult Body-Mass Index: BMI Compare

on Thu, 04/07/2016 - 02:20

This visualization allows you to compare the trends of age-standardized prevalence of adult body-mass index categories of a selected country with a selected region and the world.

Four Decades of Prevalence in Body-Mass Index Categories

on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 16:12

This blog post presents an interactive data visualization on four decades (from 1975 to 2014) of prevalence in adult body-mass index (BMI) in the World and 200 countries. It supports the urgent call for developing and implementing policies and actions to stop the current trends in obesity.

Trends in Adults Body-Mass Index: Imperative to Develop and Implement Policies to Address Obesity

on Sat, 04/02/2016 - 21:32

This blog post presents information about the trends in adult body-mass index, highlighting underweight and obesity in the World, regions and countries from 1975 to 2014, and their forecast through 2025. It also calls for urgent development and implementation of policies to address obesity.