Best buys for noncommunicable diseases

Kondro, Wayne
October 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, pE1114
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the study by the World Health Organization (WHO) title "Scaling up action against noncommunicable diseases: How much will it cost?" It states that the study identifies the specific intervention that is appropriate in terms of preventing the incidence of noncommunicable diseases (NCD) including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. It mentions that the WHO described the best buy interventions as a financial planning tool for reducing the burden of NCD.


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