23.6 millionThere is an approximate 23.6 million people who will die from cardiovascular diseases in 2030 in the Western Pacific.Read more
90%of new cancer cases diagnoses each year in the Western Pacific are in developing countries.Read more
75%of diabetes cases diagnosed each year in the Western Pacific Region are in developing countriesRead more
Various advocacy materials were developed for the prevention and control of NCDs and its shared risk factors.
Meetings and Workshops
Regional meetings, consultations and workshops are organized by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific.
What is the unit doing?
The work of the NCD unit in WPRO focuses mainly on the prevention and control of NCDs and its risk factors.
Tools and Publications
The WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific developed user-friendly tools to facilitate the translation of the WHO PEN and HEARTS technical guidelines into practice at the primary health care level, as well as regional publications, for the use of its Member States.
WHO developed a global monitoring framework to enable global tracking of progress in preventing and controlling major NCDs and their key risk factors and is being implemented in the Region.
Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion
Division of NCD and Health through the Life-Course
World Health Organization
Regional Office for the Western Pacific Region
P.O. Box 2932 1000 Manila Philippines