Diabetes is a chronic, and largely preventable, disease that can lead to cardiovascular disease, blindness, kidney failure, loss of limbs and loss of life. It causes suffering and hardship for the approximately 60 million people in the European Region currently living with the disease, while also straining the Region’s economies and health systems.

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Prevention and control of NCDs: a business case in Kyrgyzstan

A new report from WHO and the Kyrgyz Government shows that implementing measures to prevent NCDs would not only bring health gains for the population, but would also have a return on investment of up to 12 times the cost of the intervention.

World Health Day

World Health Day 2016: Beat diabetes

7 April 2016

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The number of people with diabetes in the European Region

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Unite in the fight against NCDs