Non-communicable diseases kill 74% of people around the world

Millions of lives could be saved by cutting the number of people dying from non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, according to the World Health Organization. By reducing the risk factors for these diseases, millions of lives across the world could be spared.

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It has been claimed that noncommunicable diseases kill 40 million people around the world, and 17 million of those are younger than 70, it has been claimed. These diseases are often caused by living in an unhealthy way. Noncommunicable or noncommunal diseases can be avoided, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

According to statistics, the major causes of death worldwide are cardiovascular, cancer, metabolic, and respiratory disorders. Infectious infections are no longer a concern.

A person under the age of 70 dies from a noncommunicable disease every 2 seconds, according to the World Health Organization. Despite this, so little money is spent on disease prevention, both domestically and globally. According to the report, people with obesity or diabetes are more likely to become seriously ill and die after contracting the virus.

Lifestyle diseases such as smoking, obesity and cardiovascular disease are major contributors to premature deaths in developing countries, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) Bent Mickelson says this is not only a health issue, but also a poverty issue. According to the report, 86 percent of premature deaths from these diseases occur in low- and lower middle-income countries.

According to a new WHO data portal on noncommunicable diseases, heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, with Afghanistan and Mongolia having the highest number of deaths.

Tobacco use alone causes more than 8 million deaths each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than one million of these deaths are among innocent people infected by nonsmokers. Tobacco use, an unhealthy diet, alcohol consumption, and a lack of physical activity have been identified as the primary causes of the rise in noncommunicable diseases.

Newspaper, From the. “غیر متعدی بیماریاں عالمی سطح پر 74 فیصد اموات کا سبب.” Dawn News Television, 22 Sept. 2022,

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