Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

2008-2013 Action plan for the global strategy for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases

Working in partnership to prevent and control the four noncommunicable diseases — cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and chronic respiratory diseases and the four shared risk factors - tobacco use, physical inactivity, unhealthy diets and the harmful use of alcohol

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Publication details

Number of pages: 42 pages
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English, French
ISBN: 9789241597418

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Overview

This document is written primarily for the community of international development partners, as well as those in government and civil society concerned with urgent action to address the rapidly increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle -income countries and its serious implications for poverty reduction and economic development.