Shifting strategies needed to curb noncommunicable diseases in India

An estimated 5.2 million deaths per year in India are caused by noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and the number is expected to grow in the coming decades.


“Physicians have an important role to play—not only as caregivers but also as counselors, educators, and community leaders. They can convey the message that NCDs can be prevented by bringing about certain changes in lifestyle.”
-Jai P. Narain, MD, MPH, Department of Sustainable Development and Healthy Environments of the World Health Organization


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