Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples (SNNP) Region Health Atlas, 2021 presents key results from EPHI and IHME collaborative subnational burden of disease analysis as part of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 for SNNP region, a regional state of Ethiopia. All-cause mortality in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples reduced from about 2,430 per 100,000 persons in 1990 to about 1,090 per 100,000 persons in 2019. The number of DALYs has significantly reduced from about 10,000,000 DALYs in 1990 to 8,000,000 in 2019. Total fertility declined from 7.1 births per woman in 1990 to 4.6 births per woman in 2019, a 36% change. Of the leading causes of YLLs and YLDs in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples in 2019, Neonatal encephalopathy due to birth asphyxia and trauma, Diarrheal diseases and Lower respiratory infections are the leading three causes. Child and maternal malnutrition is the source of the greatest number of attributable DALYs, followed by WASH. The life expectancy in SNNP increased from 43 years in 1980 to 67 years in 2019.  SNNP region population will live, on average, 59 healthy years, with 8 years lived with disability.

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Young woman with toddler in traditional clothes made of goatskin, Karo tribe, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia