Report: Mental health among toughest global health challenges

A new global health care report finds that medicine affordability, mental health and continued opioid abuse stand as the toughest challenges to global health today, according to a press release from Kantar Health

2018

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  • A new global health care report finds that medicine affordability, mental health and continued opioid abuse stand as the toughest challenges to global health today, according to a press release from Kantar Health
  • The 2018 Global Health and Wellness Report covers more than three million patient survey responses on the true impact of approximately 200 health conditions and thousands of subsegments
  • Among its findings: Opioid use increased in 27 U.S states from 2011 to 2017, the rate of U.S adults contemplating suicide has dramatically risen from 2011 to 2017, and the United Kingdom and United States rank highest in adults reporting depression
  • “Each year certain dynamics take shape as key influencers of global health, and in 2018, our research points to five pillars around which the most impactful issues affecting global health and wellness are coalescing today,” said Kantar Health's Michael Fronstin, general manager of the Real World Evidence Team

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