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risk factors

  • Bad diets responsible for 11 million premature deaths globally per year

    08th April 2019

    Unhealthy diets are responsible for 11 millions preventable deaths globally per year, according to a major study recently published by The Lancet.

  • Bad news on NCDs confirmed by Global Burden of Disease study

    14th November 2018

    The 2017 Global Burden of Disease study corroborates the headline of NCD Countdown 2030 that most nations will fail to meet SDG target 3.4 for reducing deaths from NCDs.

  • Conference considered how to address air pollution in response to NCDs

    06th November 2018

    The WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health was a chance for the NCD community to consider how to use its existing competencies to address the burden of air pollution attributable to NCDs.

  • First WHO Forum on alcohol, drugs & addictive behaviours provokes discussion, illuminates challenges & opportunities

    18th July 2017

    Lucy Westerman reports back on the first WHO Forum on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictive Behaviours held from 26-28 June 2017, which focused on enhancing public health actions to achieve health targets for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including prevention of NCDs.

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