Noncommunicable diseases

Noncommunicable Diseases in the South-East Asia Region

Situation and Response - 2011

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WHO/SEARO

Publication details

Number of pages: 104
Publication date: 2011
ISBN: 9789290224136

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Summary

This new regional report describes the current burden of noncommunicable diseases in the South-East Asia Region, their underlying risk factors and socioeconomic determinants. The report also summarizes the progress countries are making for tackling the NCD epidemic, provides the base for regional and country responses, highlights selected successful country practices and recommends the way forward in addressing NCDs and risk factors in a comprehensive and integrated way. The repost is intended for policy-makers in health and deelopment, health professionals, researchers and academia, and other key stakeholders involved in prevention and control of NCDs.