Noncommunicable Diseases Progress Monitor 2015

September 2015 -- Each year, 16 million people die prematurely before the age of 70 from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). The NCD progress monitor provides a snap shot of achievements and challenges faced by developed and developing countries in fulfilling commitments made towards a world free of the avoidable burden of NCDs.

Key WHO publications

  • The World Health Report
    Annual report with an expert assessment of global health including statistics. Focuses on a particular theme every year.
  • International Pharmacopoeia
    Collection of quality specifications for pharmaceutical substances and dosage forms, for reference or adaptation by WHO Member States.


WHO guidelines

WHO guidelines