Search Tag: Noncommunicable Diseases

Cardiology Management

Report: U.S. needs to prioritise cardiovascular disease

2017 05 Dec

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) highlights the need for the United States to prioritise its health resources toward detecting and treating noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease.   The report was prepared by a committee formed by NASEM and tasked with  identifying current... Read more

Executive Health Management

UN to establish Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

2013 26 Jul

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted a resolution requesting the UN Secretary-General to establish a United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control on Noncommunicable Diseases. The Task Force will be convened and led by the WHO and will be created by expanding the mandate of the existing United Nations Ad Hoc Interagency... Read more