Global strategy for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases

@inproceedings{2000GlobalSF,
  title={Global strategy for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases},
  author={},
  year={2000}
}
  • Published 2000
3. Lowand middle-income countries suffer the greatest impact of noncommunicable diseases. The rapid increase in these diseases is sometimes seen disproportionately in poor and disadvantaged populations and is contributing to widening health gaps between and within countries. For example, in 1998, of the total number of deaths attributable to noncommunicable diseases, 77% occurred in developing countries, and of the disease burden they represent, 85% was borne by lowand middleincome countries.