Noncommunicable diseases: an information booklet
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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. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205579