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*  Policy brief: neglected tropical diseases | Reports | Sightsavers
Sightsavers outlines an integrated approach to tackling neglected tropical diseases, including the Global Trachoma Mapping ... Together, these diseases represent the fourth largest disease burden of all communicable diseases globally. NTDs are most ... From the field / Fighting disease / How water is vital to fight trachoma. To mark World Water Week 2018, Sightsavers' NTD ... News / Fighting disease / Super School of 5 trachoma programme expands to Nigeria. The project, which uses superhero characters ...
  http://www.sightsavers.org/reports/2013/09/policy-neglected-tropical-diseases/
*  Third national surveillance of risk factors of non-communicable diseases (SuRFNCD-2007) in Iran: methods and results on...
The burden of non-communicable diseases is rising globally. This trend seems to be faster in developing countries of the Middle ... Boutayeb A: The double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. ... Boutayeb A, Boutayeb S: The burden of non communicable diseases in developing countries. Int J Equity Health. 2005, 4 (1): 2- ... Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes are the leading cause of death worldwide [ ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-9-167
*  Increasing burden of non-communicable diseases - Healthcanal.com : Healthcanal.com
Emerging evidence on the increasing non-communicable disease burden among productive adults globally led the World Health ... highlighted the urgent need for holistic approaches for reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases and preventing people ... Non-communicable deaths are affected by levels and changes in behavioural risk factors (for example, tobacco use, high blood ... Assembly to make a call for reducing premature deaths from non-communicable diseases by 25 per cent during the period from 2010 ...
  https://www.healthcanal.com/public-health-safety/64333-increasing-burden-of-non-communicable-diseases.html
*  Charity Navigator - Rating for Touch Foundation
Non-communicable Diseases • Addressing the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases like cardiovascular conditions by ... Packaging the model for replication in other geographies in Tanzania and globally ...
  https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=13173
*  Global Health Committee Warns of Non-Communicable Disease Burden
According to the Global Health Committee the global disease burden has shifted from infectious diseases to non-communicable ... the disease burden globally has shifted from infectious diseases to non-communicable diseases.. ... Global Health Committee Warns of Non-Communicable Disease Burden. by Rishika Gupta on December 4, 2017 at 10:40 AM General ... Almond s Role in Non-Communicable Diseases. Almonds are packed with essential nutrients that offer a range of health benefits. ...
  http://www.medindia.net/news/global-health-committee-warns-of-non-communicable-diseases-burden-175188-1.htm
*  PUH) School-Wide Courses 2016-17 | UAB School of Public Health
The Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases Globally. This course provides an introduction to selected key topics in chronic diseases ... heart and lung disease, obesity, and diabetes spreading globally? What are the burdens posed by these diseases? What steps are ... Global Communicable Disease Challenges. This course is designed to introduce students to the major infectious diseases of ... Each week will focus on a disease or family of diseases, and will cover the epidemiology of the disease as well as looking at ...
  http://www.soph.uab.edu/node/17913
*  As High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases Concludes, New York City's Mayor Says 'We Are in Race with Time We Cannot...
... risks and creating a beneficial environment for health was the best way to ease the non-communicable diseases burden globally. ... the double health burden of persistent communicable diseases and a sharply increased incidence of non-communicable diseases. ... Those burdens called for a concerted response, given the fact that non-communicable diseases also hampered development and ... Despite their growing burden, non-communicable diseases accounted for less than 1 per cent of official development assistance ( ...
  http://www.un.org/press/en/2011/ga11146.doc.htm
*  An overview of concepts and approaches used in estimating the burden of congenital disorders globally | SpringerLink
A range of interventions can greatly reduce their burden, but the absence of local... ... and the WHO strategy for non-communicable diseases (Darmstadt et al. 2016). ... In: Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Jamison DT, Murray CJL (eds) Global burden of disease and risk factors. Washington (DC) ... Lopez AD, Mathers CD, Ezzati M, Jamison DT, Murray CJ (2006a) Global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, 2001: ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12687-017-0335-3
*  Regional Action Plan for Viral Hepatitis in South-East Asia, 2016-2021. WHO, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2017) |...
... the absolute burden and relative ranking of viral hepatitis as a cause of mortality has increased between 1990 and 2013. ... Although mortality due to communicable diseases has declined globally, ... Although mortality due to communicable diseases has declined globally, the absolute burden and relative ranking of viral ... Guidelines for The Managing Advanced HIV Disease and Rapid Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy. WHO. (2017) ...
  http://aidsdatahub.org/regional-action-plan-viral-hepatitis-south-east-asia-2016%E2%80%932021-who-regional-office-south-east-asia
*  Treatment | AIDS data, AIDS Data Download, Treatment Information, Treatment Review, PDF, PPT
Although mortality due to communicable diseases has declined globally, the absolute burden and relative ranking of viral ... Previous PPLs, issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. Keywords: new antibiotics, treatment, drugs, ... Guidelines for The Managing Advanced HIV Disease and Rapid Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy. WHO. (2017) ... regions and globally, and to measure the impact of interventions on reducing new infections and saving lives between 2015 and ...
  http://aidsdatahub.org/Thematic-Areas/Treatment?page=1
*  A Global Health Impact Forum | Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
NCDs are responsible for rising burden of disease, even as these countries are still battling the diseases of poverty. ... Moreover, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mental health and injuries have become the dominant causes of morbidity and ... mortality globally. ... malaria and other diseases), should be integral to the post- ...
  http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/usg/statements/asg/2014/05/a-global-health-impact-forum.html
*  Employee Wellness
disease - accounting for most of this burden. While death from infectious diseases, maternal and What is a Non-communicable ... Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise process. Only when all of these are addressed in a globally, and the low and ... Burden of Non-communicable Box 1 Diseases What is Health and Wellness? In the preamble to the Constitution of the World ... Preventing the Burden of Non-communicable Diseases through Workplace Wellness Programmes Report of a Joint Event of the World ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/nutritionistrepublic/employee-wellness-10689548
*  Thirteenth World Conference - The Lives to Come - Barbara Corkey
WHOestimates thatby then non-communicable diseases willbe the main causes ofmorbidity and mortality globally.. The resource ... Treatment of these three diseases is a great burden to all societies. For example, China expects to spend $556 billion on ... burden of chronic disease engendered by obesity is now added to that of malnutrition and infection in developing countries. The ... To treat malnutrition in children with solutions thatcause obesity may yieldchronic disease in childhood and adulthood.. ...
  http://thefutureofscience.org/speakerdetail/fourth-world-conference-on-the-future-of-science-food-and-water-for-life-corkey-barbara-355
*  Burden and correlates of non-communicable-diseases among rural residents: a cross-sectional study in Hebei, China | BMC Public...
... of disease burden will be attributable to NCDs globally [3].. With the changing trend of epidemiology of NCDs, the burden of ... Non-communicable diseasesDemographic correlatesNCDsChronic diseasesUnhealthy behaviors. Background. The burden of non- ... Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life ... Burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasing rapidly in most of the developing countries including China, even in ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-015-1916-x
*  Collaborative care for the detection and management of depression among adults with hypertension in South Africa: study...
... such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is concerning given the rising burden of NCDs globally, and the role depression plays in ... with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is concerning given the rising burden of NCDs ... Mayosi BM, Flisher AJ, Lalloo UG, Sitas F, Tollman SM, Bradshaw D. The burden of non-communicable diseases in South Africa. ... The global burden of chronic diseases: overcoming impediments to prevention and control. JAMA. 2004;291(21):2616-22.View ...
  https://trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13063-018-2518-6
*  The Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI) program | Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The health and economic burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasing rapidly globally and falls disproportionally ... Optimising early growth and development may help to control and prevent the rising burden of non-communicable disease and break ... The health, societal and economic burden of non-communicable diseases (N&Ds) is significant, increasing, and propagated by ... HeLTI was developed to address the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (i.e. obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular ...
  http://www.obgyn.utoronto.ca/news/healthy-life-trajectories-initiative-helti-program
*  Browsing Electronic Theses and Dissertations by Subject "Abdominal obesity"
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as chronic diseases of lifestyle, cause the greatest burden of disease globally. ... Non-communicable diseases (NCD) are also known as chronic diseases of lifestyle and cause the greatest burden of disease ... Anthropometrical indicators of non-communicable diseases for a black South African population in transition  Beneke, Jeanine ( ... The relationship between physical activity and risk factors for non-communicable diseases of a population in transition : the ...
  http://dspace.nwu.ac.za/handle/10394/1/browse?value=Abdominal+obesity&type=subject
*  Global Action on Non-Communicable Diseases | Council on Foreign Relations
NCDs such as cancer and heart disease are becoming leading causes of death in the developing world and will be the focus of a ... are divided about how much funding should go into a global campaign aimed at preventing NCDs and whether infectious disease ... "The way to limit the burden of non-communicable disease is implement tobacco-control convention, put real restrictions on sugar ... death rates from non-communicable diseases rose from 59 percent globally in 2001 to 67 percent in 2010. Much of that increase ...
  https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/global-action-non-communicable-diseases
*  Alcohol Harm a Gender Empowerment Issue | Inter Press Service
Alcohol is one of four major risk factors in the global epidemic that are non-communicable diseases. NCDs are the leading cause ... Each of these three global epidemics is disproportionately burdening women and girls, especially women in low- and middle- ... of death globally. A staggering 35 million people die every year from NCDs, of which 18 million are women. NCDs represent the ... Non-communicable diseases, HIV/AIDS, and Gender-based violence. ... women are disproportionately burdened.. It is with this on mind ...
  http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/03/alcohol-harm-a-gender-empowerment-issue/
*  Kenya STEPwise Survey for Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors 2015 Report - Datasets - openAFRICA
The report gives a brief of the burden of NCD both globally and in Kenya. The report includes statistics on NCD risk factors, ... Kenya STEPwise Survey for Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors 2015 Report This report presents the findings of the Kenya ... Kenya STEPwise Survey for Non Communicable Diseases Risk Factors 2015 Report. Followers. 0. ... STEPwise survey for non communicable diseases (NCD) risk factors 2015. The Kenya STEPs survey is the first nationally ...
  https://africaopendata.org/dataset/kenya-stepwise-survey-for-non-communicable-diseases-risk-factors-2015-report
*  Non-Communicable Diseases Deemed Development Challenge of 'Epidemic Proportions' in Political Declaration Adopted During...
The dual burden of both non-communicable and communicable diseases had led his Government to strengthen primary health-care ... To prevent non-communicable diseases globally, he urged the international community to put pressure on the food industry to ... the report says that death and disease from non-communicable diseases now outstrip communicable diseases in every region except ... However, as the country faced the "double burden" of both communicable and non-communicable diseases, a focus on one type of ...
  https://www.un.org/press/en/2011/ga11138.doc.htm
*  Community prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms in rural Malawi: Implications for policy. | LSTM
Professor Squire said: "Both non-communicable chronic respiratory diseases and TB cause a major burden that challenges public ... require life-long treatment and are on the increase globally. Our study is the first to document the prevalence of symptoms ... The non-communicable chronic respiratory diseases are challenging to diagnose, ... The Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD) * Meet the Team * Current Country Programmes * LF Elimination Programme: ...
  https://lstmed.ac.uk/research/centres-and-units/impala/impala-research-outputs/community-prevalence-of-chronic
*  The 2011 United Nations High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable diseases: The Africa agenda calls for a 5-by-5 approach
Measuring the burden of neglected tropical diseases: the global burden of disease framework. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2007;1(2):e114 ... As pointed out in the Drakensberg Declaration,24 as many as half of the 2.4 million children globally affected by RHD live in ... Mayosi BM, Flisher AJ, Lalloo UG, Sitas F, Tollman SM, Bradshaw D. The burden of non- communicable diseases in South Africa. ... In the Global Burden of Disease assessment, the major NTDs include trypanosomiasis, Chagas disease, schistosomiasis, ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742013000200012&lng=en&nrm=iso
*  Investigating the early-life determinants of illness in Africa: the Drakenstein Child Health Study | Thorax
... while asthma is the most common non-communicable disease. The burden of childhood respiratory illness is highest in low and ... Respiratory disease is the predominant cause of illness in children globally. We describe a unique multidisciplinary South ... disease presents the opportunity to investigate a key association between childhood communicable and non-communicable diseases ... The global burden of respiratory disease-impact on child health. Pediatr Pulmonol 2014;49:430-4. ...
  http://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2014/09/16/thoraxjnl-2014-206242
*  HealthTech in India - Are we there yet? | NASSCOM
Globally and in India, before of wrath of communicable diseases could have been tackled, chronic non-communicable diseases ( ... cancers and mental illnesses are becoming leading causes of disease burden, increasing healthcare expenditures every year. In ... Home healthcare, remote/mobile health, Wellness/disease prevention, establishing standards/creation of health records, rise in ... disease areas and technologies that they are focused on and how they are striving to solve issues related to Accessibility, ...
  http://www.nasscom.in/knowledge-center/publications/healthtech-india-are-we-there-yet