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Non-Communicable Disease Prevention: Best Buys, Wasted Buys and Contestable Buys

Non-Communicable Disease Prevention: Best Buys, Wasted Buys and Contestable Buys

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death worldwide, contributing to over 73% of all deaths annually. Each day NCDs cause more than 100,000 deaths, 80% of which occur in low- and middle-income countries. NCDs, however, are largely preventable, and a great deal of technical knowledge exists about how to prevent and manage them. Why, then, have we, as a global community, not been more successful at reducing this NCD burden?...

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