Posts Tagged ‘NCDs’

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September 18th, 2012

International Cardiology Groups Push for Aggressive Public Health Goals

Cardiovascular disease is the largest cause of death in the world and accounts for almost half of all deaths from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Earlier this year, in response to a high-level UN meeting on NCDs in 2011, the World Health Assembly set a global target  to reduce premature NCD mortality by 25% by the year 2025. Now, the Global […]