WHO Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2010

The Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases 2010 from WHO is the first report on the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, along with their risk factors and determinants. (…) This report reviews the current status of noncommunicable diseases and provides a road map for reversing the epidemic by strengthening national and global monitoring and surveillance, scaling up the implementation of evidence-based measures to reduce risk factors and improving access to cost-effective healthcare interventions."