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    Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014

    World Health Organization, 2014
    This global status report on prevention and control of NCDs (2014), is framed around the nine voluntary global targets. The report provides data on the situation, identifying bottlenecks as well as opportunities and priority actions for attaining the targets. The 2010 baseline estimates on NCD mortality and risk factors are provided so that countries can report on progress, starting in 2015.
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    Status of disability rights in Southern Africa

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
    People living with disabilities (PWD) are the most marginalised people in a region where life is already difficult for the majority of the population due to severe poverty, lack of development and high unemployment. In all countries, the rights of PWD are not given any priority by their governments.
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    Country profiles report Southern Africa disability rights and Law School project

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
    People living with disabilities (PWD) are the most marginalised people in a region where life is already difficult for the majority of the population due to severe poverty, lack of development and high unemployment. In all countries, the rights of PWD are not given any priority by their governments.
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    Including people with disabilities in emergency relief efforts

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
    More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses.
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    World Cancer Research Fund International (ICRF)

    World Cancer Research Fund International leads and unifies a network of cancer charities with a global reach.
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    The link between food, nutrition, diet and non-communicable diseases

    World Cancer Research Fund International, 2014
    This brief addresses why non-communicable diseases (NCDs) need to be considered when addressing major nutritional challenges:
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    Universal health coverage and non-communicable diseases: a mutually reinforcing agenda

    NCD Alliance, 2014
    This policy brief analyses the relationships between Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). It covers the unique challenges the NCD epidemic poses to achieving UHC, and the role of UHC in strengthening the NCD response. It also explores the implications and possible position of health, NCDs and UHC in the post-2015 development agenda. 
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    Helpdesk report: Trachoma

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
    The eyes disease Trachoma is endemic in more than 50 countries with more than 80% of the burden concentrated in 14 countries, and predominantly in the savannah areas of East and Central Africa and the Sahel of West Africa.
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    Looking at conditions of persons with disability in Metro Manila

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009
    The need to understand the conditions of persons with disability (PWD) is not only linked with Philippines' aim to reduce poverty and adhere to the goals stated in the 2000 Millennium Declaration but also and, more importantly, with the goal to improve the lives of PWDs in the long run. 
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    Noncommunicable diseases risk factors among young people in Africa: data availability and sources

    Population Reference Bureau, 2014
    There is a need for high-quality data on NCD risk factors among youth. This report is the culmination of efforts to identify available data sources on this important topic.

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