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Chapter-01 Noncommunicable Diseases: Health Burden, Economic Impact and Strategic Priorities by Narain Jai Prakash, Dikid Tanzin, Kumar Rajesh (2016) Edition : 1/e

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of mortality in the world, contributing to an estimated 38 million deaths annually which is nearly two-third of all deaths. The NCDs comprise mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. NCDs are attributed to four common and shared behavioral risk factors, tobacco ... [More]


The sociodemographic changes in human societies around the world have changed the health scenario. Life expectancy has increased, while burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is on the rise. Large health inequalities exist between and within the countries. Social environments are the primary determinants that drive these inequalities. Major health determi... [More]


The global burden of NCDs, mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and chronic lung diseases, is one of the major challenges for development in the 21st century. Over the last two decades, the burden of NCDs has declined in many developed countries but rapid unplanned urbanization, demographic aging, and the globalization of unhealthy lifestyles su... [More]

Chapter-04 Noncommunicable Diseases in India: The Burden, Priorities and Future Plans by Jain DC, Rana Ritu, Prasad Jagdish (2016) Edition : 1/e

India is experiencing rapid demographic and epidemiological transitions with a rising burden of noncommunicable diseases. NCDs cause significant mobility and mortality both in urban and rural population, and across all socioeconomic strata in the country with considerable loss in potentially years of life. With increasing burden of NCDs, the health sector in... [More]

Chapter-05 Cardiovascular Diseases: Burden, Risk Factors, Prevention and Control by Sharma Meenakshi, Ganguly Nirmal K (2016) Edition : 1/e

Noncommunicable diseases are affecting all populations globally. Of the 54. 86 million deaths reported globally in 2013, NCDs were responsible for 38. 27 million (70%) deaths. Among these, cardiovascular and circulatory diseases were ranked as the topmost cause of death. The high mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) will have major economic and so... [More]