WHO report: Saving lives, spending less: the case for investing in noncommunicable diseases

14 December, 2021


This WHO report "Saving lives, spending less: the case for investing in noncommunicable diseases" resonates. [*see note below]

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[*Note from HIFA moderator (Neil PW): Thanks Richard. For the benefit of those who may not have immediate web access, the UN News article introduces: 'A new World Health Organization (WHO) report shows that close to seven million deaths could be prevented by 2030, if low and lower-middle income countries were to make an additional investment of less than a dollar per person each year, in the prevention and treatment of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). The report is available here: https://www.who.int/news/item/13-12-2021-investing-1-dollar-per-person-p... ]