Invisible numbers: the true extent of noncommunicable diseases and what to do about them

This report is a reminder of the true scale of the threat posed by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their risk factors. But, crucially, it also shows what can be done to avoid them. There are cost-effective and globally applicable interventions that can protect people from NCDs or minimize their impact. Every country, no matter its income level, can and should be using and benefitting from these policies – saving lives and saving money.
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