11 October 2017 -- The number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades. If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022, according to a new study led by Imperial College London and WHO.
The NCD document repository
21 November 2016 -- The NCD document repository provides access to national NCD targets, policies, and guidelines submitted by Member States to WHO. While the majority of documents were received as part of each Member State’s response to the 2015 NCD Country Capacity Survey, new documents can be added at any time.
Global Monitoring Framework
Global Action Plan
Country Capacity Surveys
Key publications on NCDs
Feature stories on NCDs
Treating cardiovascular disease in Barbados
Right care, right time, right place: how Lithuania transformed cardiology care
New data initiative helps Morocco lift lid on country’s risk factors for noncommunicable diseases
Helping people with diabetes manage their health and lives in Brazil
Mental health services in Liberia: building back better