Hepatitis C related mortality in GBD: Methods Summary and Updates for GBD 2019
Dr. Dirac provides an overview on updates to the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) methodology for estimating HCV-related mortality.
The content of the presentation included:
- Methods used to estimate mortality related to hepatitis C in GBD
- Changes to methods between GBD 2017 and GBD 2019
- Expected changes in results between GBD 2017 and GBD 2019
Full GBD 2019 results were released on October 15th. The full results are available here and a summary of the 2019 HCV-related burden of disease is available here.