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Global Health Blogs with Professor Swahn

Entries Tagged as 'Non-communicable Diseases'

Commercial Determinants of Health: A Call for Action

September 21, 2020 · 2 Comments · CDoH, Uncategorized

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are known to cause “premature deaths” and increase the disease (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancers, and respiratory diseases etc.) burden globally. Each year, 41 billion lives are lost to NCDs which accounts for about 71% of all deaths globally. About 85% of these deaths occur in low- and middle- income countries, amongst individuals […]

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