7 in 10 Deaths Caused by NCDs - WHO
More than 15 million people between the ages of 30 and 70 die from heart and lung diseases, cancer, and diabetes annually, according to the World Health Organisation . The major contributing agents of these diseases are tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity.
Premium Times, 16 February 2018
About seven in ten deaths annually are caused by Non Communicable Diseases, NCD, the World Health Organisation has said. Read more »
Mike of the Uganda NCDs Alliance leads a parade around the community in Kampala to raise awareness of NCDs.
The Herald, 20 October 2017
Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world today committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from non-communicable diseases (NCDs),… Read more »
allAfrica, 20 October 2017
AllAfrica's global platform to provide information on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) debuted today at the World Health Organization's Global Conference on Noncommunicable… Read more »
Addressing the World Health Organisation Global Conference in Uruguay, President Robert Mugabe has said that government is making efforts to establish an inter-ministerial task ... Read more »