noncommunicable


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non•com•mu•ni•ca•ble

(ˌnɒn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl)

adj.
not communicable; not contagious: noncommunicable diseases.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.noncommunicable - (of disease) not capable of being passed on
noninfectious - not infectious
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The residents who have respiratory tract diseases, gastro-intestinal diseases, urinary tract infection, maternal and child care, including pre- and postnatal care, family planning, immunization and nutrition, pedia cases, tuberculosis, noncommunicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes, leprosy, anti-rabies vaccination and sexually transmitted infection could proceed to the health centers in their respective barangays.
The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease, cancers, and diabetes.
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UNITED NATIONS:Bold, innovative solutions are now on the table to accelerate the prevention and control of deadly noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) " such as heart and lung disease, cancers and diabetes "" as a new United Nations health agency high-level commission, which includes an ex-Pakistani minister, gets set to begin its work.
LAHORE -- Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Kh Imran Nazir has said that second health week would be observed from February 19 to 24 for screening of hep atitis and other noncommunicable diseases in all districts.
He describes the history of the Russian and Soviet health care system; US and international health and social assistance programs during the early 1990s in Russia; the origins of the Eurasian Medical Education Program to contribute to addressing health challenges in Russia, through professional physician exchanges aimed at sharing understanding of the pathophysiology of disease and providing current standards of care to Russian practitioners; the development of the program from 1995 to 1997 beyond the initial concept; the program and its concentration on diseases, including noncommunicable disease, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS; its achievements; and how the program became an instrument of engagement in US-Russian relations.
The Minister of Health Talantbek Batyraliyev on December 20 held a meeting with JoAaAaAeALo Breda, Head of the WHO European Office for the Preventi and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and Programme Manager for Nutrition and Jarno Habicht, WHO Representative and Head of WHO Country Office in Kyrgyzstan.
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Mr Ghebreyesus last week told a conference in Uruguay on noncommunicable diseases that Mr Mugabe had agreed to be a "goodwill ambassador" on the issue.
Mr Ghebreyesus last week told a conference in Uruguay on noncommunicable diseases that Mr Mugabe (above) had agreed to be a "goodwill ambassador" on the issue.
ISLAMABAD -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the establishment of a high-level global commission on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which will be led by Pakistan's Dr Sania Nishtar, to identify innovative ways to eradicate the world's biggest causes of death, according to a statement.