Health risk factors in major emerging markets

Issue #17

The SEARCH project is a collaborative research undertaking between the Harvard School of Public Health and Swiss Re. The aim of the project is to better understand health trends in major high growth and emerging markets.

China, Mexico, Brazil and India are currently the motors of global economic growth. Yet as they grow, diets are changing and sedentary lifestyles are becoming more common. These are causing health profiles to shift, increasingly resembling those of established industrial economies.