Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment
Publisher: World Health Organization 2005
Number of pages: 200
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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