*  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
*  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
*  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
*  Citizen News Service - CNS: Raising awareness to reduce asthma burden
... a chronic non communicable disease that affects more than 300 million people globally. Aunt Laura used to drink water from a ... Asthma is not curable but through proper medication and appropriate management the disease burden can be reduced. The causes of ... Lung Health Malaria malnutrition marginalized MDR-TB mental health microbicide migration minimum wage non-communicable diseases ... states that though asthma does not kill on the scale of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other chronic diseases ...
  http://www.citizen-news.org/2016/05/raising-awareness-to-reduce-asthma.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
*  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
*  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
*  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
*  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
*  Researchers at the University of Denver Find That Headway Being Made Fighting Communicable Diseases
... Globally. ... a transition of disease burdens from communicable diseases to chronic ones such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. ... Statistics already show a 50 percent higher rate of death globally from chronic disease than from communicable diseases, ... the number of deaths globally from communicable diseases has fallen significantly compared to deaths from chronic diseases, ...
  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/researchers-at-the-university-of-denver-find-that-headway-being-made-fighting-communicable-diseases-globally-117946984.html
*  The Untapped Power of Soda Taxes: Incentivizing Consumers, Generating Revenue, and Altering Corporate Behavior
... interventions to discourage sugar consumption and thereby reduce the growing burden of obesity and non-communicable diseases ( ... But as a matter of health equity, soda product reformulation should occur globally, especially in low- and middleincome ... Globally, soda taxes are gaining momentum as powerful ... The financial burden from non-communicable diseases in low- and ... interventions to discourage sugar consumption and thereby reduce the growing burden of obesity and non-communicable diseases ( ...
  http://ijhpm.com/article_3376.html
*  Heavy burden of non-communicable diseases at early age and gender disparities in an adult population of Burkina Faso: world...
Not only are chronic pathologies the leading cause of mortality globally, but they represent an increasing burden of morbidity ... and the concurrent emergence of the heavy burden related to non-communicable diseases. This dual burden of disease [22-24] is a ... Boutayeb A: The double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. ... Heavy burden of non-communicable diseases at early age and gender disparities in an adult population of Burkina Faso: world ...
  https://0-bmcpublichealth-biomedcentral-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-12-24
*  Blog | 2016 International Year of Pulses
As WHO points out, non-communicable diseases (NCD) like Cardio-vascular diseases (CVD) and diabetes surpassed emerged as the ... Both developing and developed countries face double burdens of undernourishment as well as obesity. But up to 80% of heart ... Ever since the UN promulgated 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP), pulses are gaining more attention globally. ... In a world of food insecurity, increasing diet-related disease and a changing climate, our communities need to catalyze ...
  http://www.fao.org/pulses-2016/blog/fr/
*  A multicentre non-blinded randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of regular early specialist symptom control...
The impact of the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases is experienced by individuals and health care systems. Across ... Globally individuals and health care systems are facing the burden of chronic illness. ... Burden of disease and benefits of exercise in fixed airway obstruction asthma ...
  https://espace.curtin.edu.au/handle/20.500.11937/15278
*  Home is where the heart is... - Healthcanal.com : Healthcanal.com
Yet our efforts to lower the huge burden of cardiovascular disease - which causes 29% of all deaths globally each year and ... For the fact is that cardiovascular disease - as well as many other "non-communicable" diseases such as diabetes, certain ... Indeed, a declaration on the prevention and control of cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases was reached by the ... Say no to tobacco - Your risk of coronary heart disease will be halved within a year and will return to a normal level over ...
  https://www.healthcanal.com/blood-heart-circulation/21280-home-is-where-the-heart-is.html
*  Diabetes, latent TB | Media for Freedom
... globally have committed to end TB by 2030 and reduce untimely deaths due to diabetes and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs ... Experts estimate that in high burden nations like India, up to one-third of the population might have latent TB infection. In ... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), persons with latent TB infection do not feel sick and do not ... Overall, without treatment, about 5 to 10% of infected persons will develop TB disease at some time in their lives. ...
  http://mediaforfreedom.com/content/diabetes-latent-tb
*  Raising Worldwide Awareness of the Diabetes Epidemic
Diabetes is one of the most common non-communicable diseases globally and is fast emerging as one of the most serious health ... The disease claims as many lives per year as HIV/AIDS and places a severe burden on healthcare systems and economies everywhere ... governments acknowledged that a non-infectious disease poses as serious a threat to world health as infectious diseases like ... It is estimated that 246 million people worldwide live with the disease in 2007, representing 5.9 percent of the adult ...
  https://www.holmesreport.com/latest/article/raising-worldwide-awareness-of-the-diabetes-epidemic
*  World Cancer Day 2011
... burden globally by 2020. The targets by 2020 include- Reduce tobacco and alcohol consumption globally Reducing obesity ... This year the World Cancer Day is even more significant as the UN Summit on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is taking place ... Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Take this quiz on and test ... Common Lifestyle Habits that Cause Diseases. Cigarette, smoking and diets are some of the most common lifestyle habits that ...
  https://www.medindia.net/news/healthinfocus/World-Cancer-Day-2011-80295-1.htm
*  Three quarters of deaths in developing world will be caused by heart and lung diseases by 2030 | The BMJ
The Global Burden of Disease: 2004 Update says that the leading causes of death globally in 2030 are projected to be "ischaemic ... Non-communicable conditions will account for 75% of all deaths by 2030, up from 60% in … ... Deaths from heart disease and lung disease in developing countries are set to rise considerably in the next 25 years as ... heart disease, cerebrovascular disease (stroke), chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, and lower respiratory infections ( ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/337/bmj.a2322