Noncommunicable Diseases


India's Call for Action on Noncommunicable Diseases

Noncommunicable diseases cause the majority of deaths in India, but public health responses fall short

Confronting Big Alcohol's Sponsorship of Pride Parades

This Pride season, it is essential to begin considering the health impacts of Big Alcohol's sponsorship of parades


Haiti's Epidemic of Early-Onset Heart Disease

A new study finds cardiovascular disease rates in Haiti are at least three times greater than among Black Americans


Tackling Air Pollution Starts at Home

Rapidly developing countries critically need clean household energy  


Diabetes, Hypertension, and Heart Disease Don’t Stop for War

During humanitarian crises, chronic diseases become more complicated


A Lifelong Struggle With Sickle Cell Disease

The most common inherited disease worldwide is often ignored by health-care providers and policymakers


Noncommunicable Diseases and Foreign Policy on Global Health

The pandemic and climate change will deepen foreign policy disinterest in NCDs


Antibiotic Resistance is a Smoldering Crisis

More than 1.2 million people across the globe died of antibiotic resistant superbugs in 2019


Putting Vision Loss and Aging into Focus

Addressing high blood sugar can reduce vision loss in older adults


Kenya's Greatest Sickle Cell Disease Advocate

Lea Kilenga Masamo is destigmatizing a rare genetic condition to improve care for forgotten patients


Tackling the World’s Most Vexing Diseases Through Data

A call to re-shape the way policymakers make health decisions by getting the most cost-effective priorities straight


Expanding Health-Care Access in Times of Coronavirus

Health and wellness centers have expanded access to primary health-care services in Punjab, India—even in the pandemic


The Growing Cancer Threat in Africa

Cancer mortality is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa, where the needed health care infrastructure is still lacking