Chronic diseases and health promotion

Publications on chronic diseases and health promotion

Key publication

Preventing chronic diseases: a vital investment

The report makes the case for urgent action to halt and turn back the growing threat of chronic diseases, and dispels the long-held misunderstandings about heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases.

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World Health Organization
Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion (CHP)
20 Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland
Email: chronicdiseases@who.int
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