Cost effectiveness and strategic planning (WHO-CHOICE)

Global Burden of Disease Regions used for WHO-CHOICE Analyses

The WHO member states are listed below with their respective region.
The regions are based on the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) regional classification system.

To find out within which epidemiological region your country lies in, see below:

All member states are classified into the following geographical regions and mortality strata:

Epidemiological Sub-Regions

Mortality Strata:

  • Very low child, very low adult
  • Low child, low adult
  • Low child, high adult
  • High child, high adult
  • High child, very high adult

Definitions of the regions can be found in the World Health Report 2002.