World health report

The world health report 1997 - conquering suffering, enriching humanity

The focus of this report is on noncommunicable diseases. Together with infectious diseases, they form a double burden for developing countries, and are increasing rapidly among poorer populations. The report calls for integrated, comprehensive action that tackles all the determinants of ill-health.

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