Chronic diseases: The global epidemic

Chronic diseases: The global epidemic

The WHO’s first “Global Status Report” defines noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular disorders, cancer or diabetes as a “slow-motion catastrophe.” Newly industrialized and industrializing countries are the greatest victims of these noncommunicable diseases. 80% of deaths due to cardiovascular disorders, cancer or diabetes were recorded among the poor and under-privileged populations in developing and newly industrializing countries. (Photo: World Granny/flickr)

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Oct 17, 2018

Was tun gegen den weltweiten Anstieg von psychischen Erkrankungen?

Neuer Lancet Bericht zur globalen psychischen Gesundheit

The Lancet Bereits vor einem Jahrzehnt hatte das Lancet mit einer Reihe von Publikationen die Politik aufgefordert, mehr in Diagnose und Behandlung von psychischen ...

Nov 26, 2018 / Le Service de la solidarité internationale du canton de Genève organise, le 26 novembre 2018, une conférence-débat sur la santé mentale en Bosnie et Herzégovine. Avec notamment une intervention du professeur Norman Sartorius, président de l'Action pour la

Santé mentale: le cas de la Bosnie et Herzégovine

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Oct 27, 2018 / Hörsaal/Lecture Hall, Department of Psychiatry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Nussbaumstrasse 7, 80336 Munich

Global Mental Health - Mental Health in Developing Countries: The Past - The Present - The Future

The 10th International Symposium i.nez

International Network for Cooperation in Mental Health e.V./ CIH - Center for International Health As early as 1993, the World Development Report - Investing in Health (WHO/World Bank) estimated that neuropsychiatric disorders contributed 10.5% of the global ...

Oct 02, 2018

UN meeting on NCDs falls short on hard commitments, civil society say

www.devex.com The third United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases may result in a broader dialogue, but will not likely lead to any immediate new ...

Aug 31, 2018

Tackling Pain Seen As Vital To Debate On Noncommunicable Diseases And Care

Health Policy Watch "Access to powerful painkillers, usually based on opioid substances, is a crucial part of progress towards tackling NCDs, according to the International ...

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