Research

Over the past 20 years there has been a revolution in the collection of high quality statistical information about the health of the world’s adults, children, and households. We join data on major causes of children’s and women’s morbidity and mortality – particularly those relevant to MDG outcomes – to our policy database.

Learn more about our policy and household data, and our approaches to analysis through the links below:

Our ApproachPolicy DataHousehold Data


(1) national-level health studies investigating the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between social policies and
health indicators

(2) cross-national multilevel studies assessing the relation between social policies and health indicators from harmonized
cross-national surveys

(3) in-depth sub-national studies of the relation between policies and health