Noncommunicable Diseases On The Rise in Tanzania - Report
In 2016, NCDs in Tanzania were estimated to account for 33% of all deaths. A report titled the "right to health and access to universal health coverage for older people" published by HelpAge International and Global AgeWatch has revealed that deaths related to NCDs have doubled between 1990 and 2015.
Mike of the Uganda NCD Alliance leads a parade around the community in Kampala to raise awareness of NCDs.
A new study recommends that cost-effective interventions are needed in low- and middle-income countries to reduce death burden caused by non-communicable diseases. Each year 15 ... Read more »
The WHO regional director for Africa, Rebecca Moeti has urged African leaders to prioritise the medical interventions in their respective countries, to reduce the burden of ... Read more »
According to the WHO, noncommunicable diseases are responsible for almost 70% of deaths globally. The list includes heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung ... Read more »
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are a major threat in Africa. It is estimated that there will be about 3.9 million deaths from these diseases in Africa by 2020. The burden of ... Read more »