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Synonyms for noncommunicable

(of disease) not capable of being passed on

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Bloomberg, WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Commission member, said: For the first time in history, more people are dying of noncommunicable diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, than infectious diseases.
WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: 'We urgently need new approaches and action on a dramatically different scale if we are to stop people dying unnecessarily from noncommunicable diseases.
This study is a part of the national noncommunicable disease risk factor surveillance, conducted in 31 provinces of Iran in 2011.
He noted that the conference also called for drawing up a plan of the hazards of occupational health, besides regularly following up the application of the relevant GCC strategy and the guidelines of the international conventions on chronic noncommunicable diseases.
Today, Asthma affects over 300 million people globally, and is one of the most common noncommunicable diseases, suffered by both adults, and children.
It displays the largest volume of data on access to health services globally, and in each of the WHO's 194 member states with data on family planning and other reproductive and child health services, infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases and service capacity.
This is only the fourth time that a health issue has been taken up by the United Nations General Assembly (the others were HIV, noncommunicable diseases, and Ebola).
If retail prices of sugar-sweetened drinks are increased by 20 per cent through taxation, there is a proportional drop in consumption, it said in a report titled "Fiscal Policies for Diet and Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases".
Published in July in The Lancet, the study examined the financial effects of five noncommunicable health issues attributable to physical inactivity: coronary heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, breast cancer and colon cancer.
One in two South Africans are physically inactive [1], a statistic which urgently needs to be addressed and managed to curb the rampant increase in noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
The Director-General said "as the international community enters the era of sustainable development, the global health landscape is being shaped by three slow-motion disasters: a changing climate, the failure of more and more mainstay antimicrobials, and the rise of chronic noncommunicable diseases as the leading killers worldwide.
Among the older population worldwide, noncommunicable diseases are the main health concern.
Diabetes is one of the four main noncommunicable diseases and together with cancer, heart attacks and strokes and lung disease, is responsible for 1.
As per the second edition of the report titled "Preventing disease through healthy environments: a global assessment of burden of disease from environmental risks", the deaths were attributed to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), work related injuries and as well as to infectious diseases, nutritional deficiencies, parasitical infections and neonatal deaths.
Making policy changes to support this will be key if countries are to live up to their commitments to reduce the burden of noncommunicable diseases.