Tag Archives: Diseases

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases

[unable to retrieve full-text content]WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet – noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease,… Read More »

42% of heart diseases are fatal in Turkey, above global average, health official warns

The mortality rate of cardiac diseases is 42% in Turkey, 1 percentage point higher than the world average, chairman of the Turkish Heart Foundation warned Thursday, adding that multidimensional efforts to decrease this rate continue. The foundation organized a program Thursday called “My heart, Your Heart, All of our Heart” in the Taksim district of… Read More »