NCDs: A 47 Trillion Dollar Problem We Cant Ignore

 

“As Indian Americans, we have a lot to be proud of in our communities and in the changes underway in India.  Today, to protect our families and this remarkable progress, we must address one of the greatest health and development challenges of the century, the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs, including diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and chronic lung diseases, have thus far escaped our attention and collective action.”

Read the rest of this post by Nalini Saligram, CEO of Arogya World on the Indiaspora blog:

NCDs: A 47 Trillion Dollar Problem We Cant Ignore