Public Health priority Issues in Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Chavada Vijay K.


Public Health is an evolving discipline with an ever increasing perimeter. One  of  the  major  threats  for development in the twenty-first century for India  is  the  non-communicable  disease (NCD)  burden.  NCDs  with  its  gamut  of dietary  and  physical  activity  patterns, hereditary  factors,  smoking  and  alcohol consumption  undermines  the  social  and economic  development  and  threatens  the achievement of development goals.


Public Health; Non-communicable Diseases; NCDs

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