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Latest Non-communicable disease Stories

2012-10-01 10:19:48

The statistics show that efforts to reduce heart disease deaths are successful, with mortality now falling in most of the continent.

2012-09-28 12:55:41

The burden of epilepsy in poorer parts of the world could be readily alleviated by reducing the preventable causes and improving access to treatment.

2012-09-18 22:41:09

Agreement by governments, by the end of 2012, on a set of ambitious global targets to curb the growing scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which includes cardiovascular disease (CVD; heart disease and stroke), is critical to avoiding the millions of premature deaths worldwide.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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