World leaders commit to the Global Compact…

World leaders commit to the Global Compact on Noncommunicable Diseases to save 50 million lives by 2030. News Report, 22 September 2022, “Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO, released a new report calling on global leaders to take urgent action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), responsible for 17 million premature deaths each year…

To mark the occasion, the WHO released a new report, “Invisible numbers: The real scale of non-communicable diseases,” a data portal that brings together for the first time all World Health Organization data related to NCDs for 194 countries. The report and portal highlight the extent of the global burden of NCDs, the risk factors, and the progress each country is making to combat these diseases and conditions.”

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