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Latest Non-communicable disease Stories

1-in-10 Adults Will Have Diabetes By 2030
2011-11-14 13:12:44

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), one in 10 adults could be diagnosed with diabetes by 2030.

2011-09-23 12:03:51

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) welcomes the UN High Level Meeting on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) to address the world biggest killers.

The High Cost Of Chronic Disease
2011-09-19 08:52:14

A study conducted by the World Economic Forum found that the cost of treating chronic or non-communicable diseases over the next 20 years could reach $47 trillion, more than three times the current national debt.

2011-09-07 11:17:00

As the world prepares to develop a global strategy to tackle some of the biggest current threats to human health, there is a lot to be learned from past successes and mistakes of the global response to HIV/AIDS.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.