What on earth is non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and why World Health Organization (WHO) wants you to know about it?

  • Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are causing about 70% of deaths worldwide.
  • Focusing on bioscience, pharmaceutical treatment and public health messages have not dented the worrying rise in these conditions.
  • Whilst lifestyle choices are important, it’s more important to influence the environments that have caused the rise in NCDs; poverty, lack of education, processed food, regulation of tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy food.
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Click image below for World Health Organization’s “25 by 25  Taking Action” plan to combat NCDs.
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