WHO Press Conference
Date: 17 May 2017
10:00 - 10:45
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: Embargoed press conference : World Health Statistics 2017
Embargoed press conference : World Health Statistics 2017.
On Wednesday, 17 May, WHO will publish the World Health Statistics 2017, containing data and analysis from 194 countries on progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals, including a range of mortality, disease and health system indicators, including life expectancy, illness and death from key diseases, health services and treatments, financial investment in health, and risk factors and behaviours that affect health.
This new report is available to interested journalists upon request, and reporting on its contents is embargoed until 12:00 Central European Summer Time on Wednesday, 17 May.
Dr Christopher Dye, Director, Strategy, Policy and Information, WHO
Dr Gretchen Stevens, Technical Officer, Mortality and Health Analysis, WHO