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Health and noncommunicable diseases (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. Pacific Island countries suffer from a non-communicable diseases crises, with some of the world's highest rates of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. This report estimates the long-term economic impact if the crisis continues unchecked. Implementation of the NCD roadmap is essential to stemming the crisis.

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  • Author

    Hou,Xiaohui, Anderson,Ian T., Burton-Mckenzie,Ethan John Wilson

  • Document Date

    2017/08/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    119110

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    PNG & PI,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2017/08/25

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Health and noncommunicable diseases

  • Keywords

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Hou,Xiaohui Anderson,Ian T. Burton-Mckenzie,Ethan John Wilson

Health and noncommunicable diseases (English). Pacific possible,background paper no. 5 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/991041503690161370/Health-and-noncommunicable-diseases