Even today, though we have been witness to many medical advances in the world, there is still a wide disparity between life expectancy rates globally. There is still also a divide between the cause of death in certain countries over others. Some countries still experience very high levels of loss of life from illnesses which are not a substantial concern in other countries.
This infographic from Study Medicine Europe examines the facts about today’s global killers. It looks at the major causes of loss of life and it also charts average life expectancy from nation to nation.
Author: Aris Grigoriou
Editor: Caroline Beaton
Photo: Author’s own