How to Confront NCDs—“The Biggest Killers”
Global Health Now "Insufficient funds, a wildly diverse collection of disease and conditions, an awkward and uninspiring name, a tuned-out public… the challenges facing those confronting noncommunicable diseases are steep and near insurmountable. Though they claim 38 million lives each year, NCDs as a group fail to resonate with the wider public.
(...) Spurred on by the ever-provocative Lancet editor Richard Horton, the panel considered how to make the case for investment in NCDs to finance ministers and how to best in engage the public in NCDs—“the biggest killers worldwide,” according to the NCD Alliance." (Photo: FatCatAnna / flickr)