International Conference of Health Polytechnic Surabaya, International Conference

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INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION IN OVERCOMING NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES
Aporn Deenan

Last modified: 2017-01-10

Abstract


Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)
become the main cause of death among people
worldwide. More than 36 million people die
annually from NCDs, especially 14 million
people who die younger than age of 70.Major
deadly noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)
include cardiovascular diseases, cancers,
chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.  The premature deaths are related to common risk
factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet,
physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.
More than 90% of these premature deaths from
NCDs occur in low- and middle-income
countries. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)
impact to individuals, families, communities,
and health systems.

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