Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2011

WHO global report

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Publication details

Editors: World Health Organization
Number of pages: 209
Publication date: September 2011
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789241502283

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Overview

The report features information about the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) situation in 193 countries. This includes details of what proportion of each country's deaths are due to diseases such as cancer, heart and lung diseases, and diabetes.

Using graphs, on a page-per country presentation format, the report provides information on prevalence, trends in metabolic risk factors (cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and blood sugar) alongside data on the country's capacity to address the challenges posed by NCDs. Countries will be able to benchmark progress to date and determine where more efforts are needed.

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