WHO Member States make progress on noncommunicable diseases – 9 November 2012

Posted on November 13, 2012. Filed under: Chronic Disease Mgmt, Preventive Healthcare, Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion | Tags: |

WHO Member States make progress on noncommunicable diseases – 9 November 2012

“The first-ever global monitoring framework to combat several of the world’s biggest killers has been agreed this week by WHO Member States. The framework comprises nine voluntary global targets and 25 indicators to prevent and control diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease and other noncommunicable diseases. The draft framework aims to focus efforts to address the impact of noncommunicable diseases and assess:

the progress made in reducing associated illness and death;
the reduction of exposures to the main risk factors for the diseases, including tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity; and
the response of national health systems to noncommunicable diseases”

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