Report Highlights Impact of NCDs on Ethiopia's Economy

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are said to be a significant threat to the national health and economic development of Ethiopia. According to the NCD report in 2016, Ethiopia's annual economic losses amounted to U.S.$1 billion, about 1.84% of the national gross domestic product.

Panel discussion during the dissemination workshop of a case report for investment in prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases, that took place at Jupiter International Hotel, Addis Ababa.


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