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Preventing chronic diseases: a vital investment

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 16/11/2010 14:09

The report makes the case for urgent action to halt and turn back the growing threat of chronic diseases, and dispels the long-held misunderstandings about heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic diseases.

World Health Organization. Preventing chronic diseases: a vital investment. WHO Global report; 2005. Available at: http://www.who.int/chp/chronic_disease_report/full_report.pdf



It presents a state-of-the-art guide to effective and feasible interventions, provides practical suggestions for how countries can implement these interventions.

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