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(ˌnɒn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl)

not communicable; not contagious: noncommunicable diseases.
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Adj.1.noncommunicable - (of disease) not capable of being passed on
noninfectious - not infectious
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3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with cerebral palsy (CP) have an increased risk for noncommunicable disease, particularly cardiovascular and respiratory disease, according to a study published online Aug.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday signed a message of goodwill to convene the Annual Meeting of National Directors and Program Managers of Noncommunicable Diseases and the Second Global Partners Forum on Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention and Control.
Summary: At the World Health Assembly in May, we made the case for why governments and United Nations agencies need to spend more on measures to prevent noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), injury and violence against children.
BUS drivers, conductors and employees of one of the biggest transport company in the country received first-hand information on the four types of noncommunicable diseases (NCD), including cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, chronic respiratory disease, and diabetes from nutritionists and health promotion officers of DOH-Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) through a two-day seminar held at the Victory Liner Incorp.
To reach those goals, WHO tapped 10 threats to global health that must be addressed: air pollution and climate change, noncommunicable diseases, global influenza pandemic, fragile and vulnerable settings, antimicrobial resistance, Ebola and other high-threat pathogens, weak primary care systems, vaccine hesitancy, dengue and HIV.
He spoke at the Panorama Hotel in Naivasha after opening a workshop on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
The assessment has also shown that communicable diseases remain dominant among the 10 most frequent causes of death and that deaths from noncommunicable diseases are rising, resulting in the need to keep equal focus on both communicable and noncommunicable diseases.
Moreover, the cost of smoking in Pakistan associated with the outbreak of NCDs (NonCommunicable Diseases) and the other tobacco related diseases is reported to be around Rs.
Itmenan seeks to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality index in the country, help boost the National Agenda of UAE Vision 2021 objectives, and lessen cases of noncommunicable diseases by 2025.
The initiative comes on the heels of the Third Global High-Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases, which convened heads of state and ministers to prompt more urgent action on noncommunicable diseases - among them cancer, diabetes, heart and lung diseases - which kill 41 million people each year.
Magtymova said, "In a country like Oman, or other high income better off countries, with near-UHC status, the current challenges and priorities are: high and increasing burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and also securing protection for non-national residents and migrants.