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Noncommunicable Disease

Noncommunicable Disease - An Emerging Global Health Crisis

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

There is much the United States and its allies can do to help developing countries meet the NCD challenge at relatively modest cost. By placing the cancer crisis far higher on the global health agenda, we have it in our power to spare millions from needless suffering and death.

World No-Tobacco Day: Tobacco Use Is on the Rise

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

As a global community, we know how detrimental smoking is to health. Why can't we stem the growing trend of smoking among youth and in emerging markets?

Urgent Global Action Needed To Fight World's Leading Killers

John R. Seffrin | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
John R. Seffrin

Efforts to tackle noncommunicable diseases should not rest solely on the shoulders of governments and multilaterals. If we are to bring these diseases under control, we must have a commitment and cooperation from all sectors.