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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He describes the history of the Russian and Soviet health care system; US and international health and social assistance programs during the early 1990s in Russia; the origins of the Eurasian Medical Education Program to contribute to addressing health challenges in Russia, through professional physician exchanges aimed at sharing understanding of the pathophysiology of disease and providing current standards of care to Russian practitioners; the development of the program from 1995 to 1997 beyond the initial concept; the program and its concentration on diseases, including noncommunicable disease, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS; its achievements; and how the program became an instrument of engagement in US-Russian relations.
It has been recognised by World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the diseases under the Sustainable Development Goal for reducing noncommunicable disease by 1/3 by 2030.
Salt intakes, knowledge, and behavior in Samoa: Monitoring salt-consumption patterns through the World Health Organization's surveillance of noncommunicable disease risk factors (STEPS).
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.
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.
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.
Caribbean Wellness Day: mobilizing a region for chronic noncommunicable disease prevention and control.
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.