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Geographic unit of data: International
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Users can view statistics and generate cross-country comparisons pertaining to infectious diseases and health indicators in 193 WHO member states. The Global Health Atlas is a database maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO) that provides information regarding infectious diseases in WHO member states. Health conditions include: malaria, HIV/AIDS, cholera, STIs, meningitis, and polio, among others.
Users can generate statistics regarding infectious diseases and health systems indicators by country or region, or generate cross-country comparisons. In addition, users can view maps showing the distribution of various health indicators and diseases by geographic region or individual country. Statistics are available for all WHO member states. Data are available from 1949 to 2009.