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)

Aug 06, 2018

Climate Change and Health

PLOS COLLECTIONS "Climate change and the impacts on health are being increasingly reported and documented. It is expected that with continued rises in global temperature and ...

Aug 06, 2018

Joint Statement Of Concern On Shrinking Civil Society Space And Increasing Private Sector Exclusivity At UN

Big Alcohol, Big Oil and Big Pharma hold meeting in the heart of the UN

IOGT International "Civil society groups express deep concern about presence of harmful industries at the United Nations and during the UN High-Level Political Forum on ...

Jul 19, 2018

"Why is insulin – discovered 95 years ago – still not accessible, nor affordable for poor people in poor countries?"

James Chau asks: What are you doing to deliver for NCDs?

the ENOUGH. campaign. Very interesting and honest speech from WHO Goodwill Ambassador for SDGs and Health, James Chau in the opening panel of the Interactive Hearing on NCDs on 5 ...

Jul 19, 2018

UN interactive hearing: Civil Society calls for more action on NCDs

NCD Alliance "The interactive stakeholder hearing was convened by the President of the UN General Assembly (PGA) as part of the preparatory process for the UN HLM. Per the ...

Jun 29, 2018

Keeping people at the heart of our hypertension programs across the world

World Hypertension Day 2018

Novartis Foundation

Novartis Foundation On World Hypertension Day, the Novartis Foundation recognizes the importance of keeping people and patients at the heart of our work to combat hypertension. ...

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