Most Global Deaths Are From Preventable Noncommunicable Diseases

Summary by Ground News
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) now outnumber infectious diseases as the “top killers globally,” the UN health agency said in a new report. One person under 70 dying every two seconds from an NCD. The report and new data portal, was launched on the sidelines of the 77th session of the General Assembly, at an event co-organized by the World Health Organization.
Published 3 months ago

News Articles

More Filters
All
Left
Center
Right

WHO report: 74% of Global Deaths are due to non-communicable diseases

The WHO released a report titled "Invisible Numbers", stating that 74 percent of deaths worldwide are due to NCDs or Non-Communicable Diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
Read Full Article

Non-communicable diseases led to 66% of deaths in India in 2019: WHO

The report further revealed that there was a 22 per cent probability of death between the age of 30 and 70 due to any type of non-communicable disease, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

3 months ago·India
Read Full Article

Non-communicable diseases cause 74% of global deaths: WHO

GENEVA: Non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes are responsible for 74 percent of deaths globally and cracking down on risk factors could save millions of lives, the WHO...

3 months ago·Pakistan
Read Full Article

Most Global Deaths Are From Preventable Noncommunicable Diseases

The World Health Organization warns noncommunicable diseases kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 74 percent of all deaths globally. A new global report by the World Health Organization finds noncommunicable diseases now outnumber infectious diseases as the top killers globally. Each year, it says 17 million people under age 70 die prematurely from noncommunicable diseases or NCD. The biggest killers are cardiovascular diseases, follo…

3 months ago·United States
Read Full Article

Non-communicable diseases cause nearly three-quarters of deaths in the world: WHO report

Non-communicable diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and lung disease cause more deaths than infectious diseases globally, according to a WHO report.

3 months ago·India
Read Full Article

Noncommunicable diseases now leading global killers: WHO

Preventable ailments such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, respiratory diseases kill 41M people yearly, says report - Anadolu Agency

3 months ago·Turkey
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

57% of the sources lean Right
Indian Express
Dawn
GMA Filipino News
UN News
VOA News
Medical Xpress
Times of India
The News
India Today
Anadolu Ajansı
The Citizen
The Manila Times
+3
L 29%
14%
R 57%
See less detail