noncommunicable disease

noncommunicable disease

(nŏn″kŭm-ū′nĭ-kă-bĭl)
An infectious disease such as tetanus or botulism that cannot be transmitted from one person to another.
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Zahid Pervaiz said that government would include epilepsy in the list of NonCommunicable Disease Control Programme.
In addition, the well- known TV anchor Laila Shaikhli will moderate a round table about efforts needed to combat Noncommunicable Disease risk factors, such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.
Global epidemiology of obesity, vegetarian dietary patterns, and noncommunicable disease in Asian Indians.
Because Egypt is in a transitional phase politically, the country is struggling with addressing the problem on nearly every level -- "from commitment to action to implementation", said Samer Jabbour, who oversees WHO's noncommunicable disease programme in the eastern Mediterranean region.
Health systems strengthening, communicable and noncommunicable disease threats, safety and quality of medicines and commodities, and health access and equity are universally challenging to ministries of health, public health institutes and multilateral organizations, which all need to function in a close global network.
Contribution of cause-of-death categories to the difference in years of life lost before age 50 for males Cardiovascular 8% Noncommunicable disease excl.
The campaign will be launched by the Supreme Council of Health's (SCH) Health Promotion and Noncommunicable Disease Department in partnership with the Primary Health Care Corporation and the Supreme Education Council on Thursday.
Psoriasis is a serious, inflammatory, noncommunicable disease, associated with an increased risk of developing severe co-morbid conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and psoriatic arthritis, as well as depression and even suicidal ideation.
Recommendations from a WHO technical working group on noncommunicable disease targets http:// www.
The conference aims at reviewing and adopting a set of monitoring indicators for noncommunicable disease surveillance systems, sharing strategies, tools and cost-effective interventions that countries in the Region may have implemented in relation to surveillance, prevention and improved health care for noncommunicable diseases.
However, it is important to remember that the risk of developing VTE when travelling remains relatively low," says Dr Catherine Le GalE s-Camus, WHO Assistant Director-General for Noncommunicable Disease and Mental Health.
At a time when the United States is trying to convince the rest of the world of our moral authority and seeks the cooperation of the world in the fight against terrorism, it would seem reasonable to reciprocate in the fight against communicable and noncommunicable disease worldwide.