Noncommunicable diseases

Actions that make a difference


Publication details

Publication date: 2013
ISBN: 978 92 9061 618 4



Key actions undertaken with support from the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), the background rationale for these actions and their impact on the prevention and control of noncommunicable disease (NCD) in Western Pacific Region countries are described in this report. The urgent need for further work, together with the priority actions and future investment required to allow WHO and its partners to keep on “making a difference” in NCD prevention and control.