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Council On Foreign Affairs Backgrounder Examines Global Action On NCDs

Toni Johnson, senior staff writer for the Council on Foreign Affairs, writes about global action on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in this backgrounder published by the organization on Monday. The piece includes an introduction about NCDs and their increasing burden in the developing world, and discusses the rise in global death rates due to chronic diseases and the challenges presented in preventing and controlling NCDs (9/12).