non-communicable disease


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non-communicable disease

A non-infectious disease, which is of interest from a public health and public policy perspective.

Major non-communicable diseases
Cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, cancer.
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On the occasion, Zafar acknowledged the Ministry of National Health Services efforts to increase focus on non-communicable diseases, especially on diabetes.
The World Economic Forum, (7) surveying the landscape of global risks for 2009, ranked non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the third most likely risk to come true and the fourth most severe in its impact The World Health Report 2010 had indicated that NCDs account for almost 60% of deaths and 46% of the global burden of disease.
Cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease and depression are the major non-communicable diseases reaching epidemic proportions in former Soviet bloc states and the low-income regions of the world.
With non-communicable diseases accounting for 60 percent of all deaths worldwide, U.
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) account for nearly half of all deaths in India.
9pc of people smoke - all of which increase the risk of contracting a non-communicable disease.
The joint effort between the Medical Tourism Association[R] and Organization of American States will support the Conference of Non-Communicable Disease in the Americas, to be held annually in conjunction with the Global Ministerial Summit of the World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress, beginning Sept.
Priority actions for the non-communicable disease crisis.
Since then, the World Health Organization has worked with partners to develop a global action plan to address non-communicable diseases in the years leading up to 2020.
He said non-communicable diseases have become a major problem in the Kingdom and worldwide.
It is therefore time that the health focus in India also shifted to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.
Global leaders committed to greater efforts to prevent and treat non-communicable diseases and improve health care including better access to vital medicines.
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