Noncommunicable diseases: an information booklet
AbstractNoncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases are the leading causes of death worldwide. Four modificable risk factors are largely responsible for these diseases - tobacco use, unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity and harmful use of alcohol. NCDs can be prevented and managed by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and undergoing periodic screening.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2013). Noncommunicable diseases: an information booklet. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205579