Chronic diseases and health promotion

WHO Global InfoBase

WHO Global InfoBase- Online Tool

The InfoBase collects all country-level data on important NCD risk factors for all WHO Member States. There are many different survey instruments available for collecting data on health behaviours and physical measurements of risk exposure. Each instrument has advantages and limitations. The InfoBase acts as a repository for all survey information relevant to 8 risk factors: tobacco use, high alcohol consumption and abstainers, fruit and vegetable intake, overweight and obesity, raised blood pressure, raised cholesterol, physical inactivity and diabetes.