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What's in a name? A call to reframe non-communicable diseases (NCDs): blogpost by Prof Paul Lincoln, Chief Executive, UK Health Forum.
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Date06 July 2017
Year 2017
“The public health world needs to upgrade definitions and descriptions as the term NCDs is now anachronistic and possibly harmful to the progression of effective and efficient public policy. Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases could be much better described and framed, which could help with increasing wider understanding...”
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