Noncommunicable diseases

Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014

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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 current 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. In addition, the report also provides the latest available estimates on NCD mortality (2012) and risk factors, 2010-2012.


Progress on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in the Western Pacific Region: Country capacity survey 2013

WHO periodically assesses national capacity for NCD prevention and control through the global NCD country capacity survey (NCD CCS). This report presents the results of the 2013 survey of countries and areas in the Western Pacific Region. It also provides a snapshot of the readiness of countries in the Region to report on the voluntary global targets for the prevention and control of NCDs by 2025.


Regional Commitee Resolutions on NCD

Contact information

Coordinator
NCD and Health Promotion (NHP)
ncd@wpro.who.int