Archive for septiembre 19th, 2011

The Global Economic Burden of Non-communicable Diseases

A report by the World Economic Forum and the Harvard School of Public Health September 2011 Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/odBjrH “……As policy-makers search for ways to reduce poverty and income inequality, and to achieve...

Reduction in health inequalities made the population of Japan healthy

What has made the population of Japan healthy? The Lancet, Volume 378, Issue 9796, Pages 1094 - 1105, 17 September 2011 Abstract: http://bit.ly/nMymzL “…..People in Japan have the longest life expectancy at birth in the world....

Global Atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control

CVDs Joint Publication of the World Health Organization the World Heart Federation Organization editors: Shanthi Mendis, Pekka Puska and Bo Norrving Available online PDF at: http://bit.ly/mUce0M Lives Cut Short: New Report Reveals...

UN Summit discusses ways to curb death toll from Non-Communicable Diseases

UN Press Release New York, Sep. 19, 2011 2:05PMWebsite: http://bit.ly/pzFUWF “……..The United Nations heard calls today for an all-out attack on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer and diabetes with a summit meeting devoted...