Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2014

July 15, 2014

Source: World Health Organization

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Date of publication: July 2014

Publication type: Statistics

In a nutshell: The World Health Organization has published the second edition of its Country Profiles, detailing the situation for the four main non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases. The statistics focus on mortality, risk factors and the capacity of national systems to prevent and control NCDs.

Length of publication: 210 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: Global action plan for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases