Searching with a thematic focus on Non-Communicable Diseases, Health
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- DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2014This 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.DocumentOpen Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012People 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.DocumentOpen Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012People 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.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014More must be done to ensure the needs and rights of people with disabilities are fully recognised in disaster risk reduction and emergency responses.OrganisationWorld Cancer Research Fund International leads and unifies a network of cancer charities with a global reach.DocumentWorld Cancer Research Fund International, 2014This brief addresses why non-communicable diseases (NCDs) need to be considered when addressing major nutritional challenges:DocumentNCD Alliance, 2014This 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.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011The 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.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2009The 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.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2014There 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.