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The International – A Million Deaths: differences that data can make

The goals, progress, and direction of CGHR’s Million Death Study are profiled by theinternational.org

Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and of Taxing Tobacco

An examination of 21st century projections for tobacco mortality, the health gains from quitting early, and the…

Financial Times Covers the MDS

A recent article in the Financial Times reports on the impact of the Million Death Study and its ongoing findings.

MDS Infographics in Nature

Nature’s online news pub features eye-catching colourful graphics explaining the concept and execution of CGHR’s Million Death Study

TEDx: Death 101

Prof Prabhat Jha speaks at the TEDxYouth event at University of Toronto Schools about the importance of counting the dead, and the causes they die from.

Million Death Study recruiting physician coders in India

We seek MCI-registered physicians, in any specialty, to join our unique Million Death Study.

Polio Eradication is achievable and urgent, declare 400+ global scientists

Declaration emphasizes the eradication of polio as an urgent and achievable global healthy priority

21st-Century Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation in the United States

A CGHR study published in NEJM finds that smokers who quit before 40 years save a decade of their lives.

Million Death Study featured in The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail describes results of the ongoing work, and how counting the dead helps the living.

Prof Jha speaks about global tobacco consumption on Al Jazeera

Prof Jha was featured Al Jazeera, discussing the rising rates of smoking in developing countries.

Prof Prabhat Jha appointed to Order of Canada

Director of CGHR has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours.

Prof Jha talks about sex selection on Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera hosted Prof Jha to discuss trends of sex selection among South Asians.