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Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

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Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN/ASIN: 9241563001
ISBN-13: 9789241563000
Number of pages: 200

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Chronic diseases have been generally neglected on the international health and development agenda. WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which will present the latest scientific information and make the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease prevention and control. The report will review the burden of chronic diseases, major risk factors and associated trends.

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