International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 10, Part E (2019)
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their burden-A review
Dr. Musab Ahmad, Dr. Mohammad Tarik, Dr. Nazreen Fatma, Dr. Abdul Mobeen and Dr. Mohd Aleemuddin Quamri
Non-communicable disease (NCDs) refers to those conditions which are chronic, evolve slowly, and progress relentlessly. WHO defines NCDs as diseases of long duration, and with generally slow in progression. The burden of non-communicable diseases continues to increase in the low- and middle income countries despite the widely available evidence for effective interventions. Chronic diseases-mainly cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes-were contribute to around 38 million (68%) of all the deaths globally and to about 5.87 million (60%) of all deaths in India; more than 80% of these deaths occurred in low-income and middle-income countries. NCDs have negative impact on individuals, and family economic production and wellbeing. Modification of Asbab-e-Sitta Zarooriya and lifestyle is pragmatic approach for the control of non-communicable disease.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Musab Ahmad, Dr. Mohammad Tarik, Dr. Nazreen Fatma, Dr. Abdul Mobeen, Dr. Mohd Aleemuddin Quamri. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their burden-A review. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(10):313-319.