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The Lancet - Priority actions for the NCD crisis will prevent millions of premature NCD events every year

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The NCD crisis - NCD (non-communicable diseases), including cardiovascular disease (largely heart disease and stroke), cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes, cause two of every three deaths each year. The massive global toll of NCD deepens poverty, impedes development, threatens health systems, and is a major cause of disability and health inequality.

The solution - We know how to prevent millions of premature NCD deaths at low cost. The Lancet NCD Action Group and the NCD Alliance propose five priority actions to tackle this crisis.

Five priority actions

Five priority actions

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