Chronic diseases and health promotion

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Face to face with chronic disease - video & footage

Short video tackling some of the misunderstandings surrounding chronic diseases.

B-Roll and Video News Release on chronic disease patients.


Photo gallery

Face to face with chronic disease - photo stories

Stories of people living with heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases.

Posters

Face to face with chronic disease - posters

Selection of nine posters on chronic disease, available free of charge.


WHO report "Preventing chronic diseases: a vital investment"

Report dispels the long-held misunderstandings about heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases that have contributed to their global neglect. It presents low technology, low cost solutions, that are proven to be effective in combating chronic disease.

Report overview: presentation

Summary of the report in easy to use presentation slides

Information sheets

Five information sheets about chronic disease risk factors, prevention, the economic impact of chronic diseases, especially in low and middle income countries and widespread misunderstandings about chronic diseases versus the reality.

Region and country specific information sheets

Facts and figures on the predicted growth of chronic disease by region, by World Bank income groups, and by selected countries.