Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause 41 million deaths annually
Nearly 80% of the deaths due to chronic diseases
occur in low- and middle-income countries
2-4.2 millions deaths can be averted
if NCDs can be prevented
ABOUT THE BOOK
Non-communicable Disease Prevention: Best Buys, Wasted Buys, and Contestable Buys is a global public health good created by an international consortium of experts.
This evidence package aims to provide practical guidelines, key learning points, and dynamic case studies to assist NCD program managers, policy officers, and decision-makers in low– and middle-income countries (LMICs) in assessing and implementing interventions to prevent NCDs .
The book will be launched online on the 12th of December 2019 (Universal Health Coverage Day).