How can we prevent and control non communicable diseases?
Tools by targets
- Target 1: Reduce mortality from NCDs.
- Target 2: Reduce harmful use of alcohol.
- Target 3: Reduce prevalence of physical inactivity.
- Target 4: Reduce salt intake.
- Target 5: Reduce tobacco use.
- Target 6: Reduce prevalence of raised blood pressure.
- Target 7: Halt the rise in diabetes and obesity.
How can we prevent and control diseases?
Learn these healthy habits to protect yourself from disease and prevent germs and infectious diseases from spreading.
- Handle & Prepare Food Safely.
- Wash Hands Often.
- Clean & Disinfect Commonly Used Surfaces.
- Cough & Sneeze Into Your Sleeve.
- Don’t Share Personal Items.
- Get Vaccinated.
- Avoid Touching Wild Animals.
What is control of non communicable disease?
Reducing the major risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – tobacco use, physical inactivity, unhealthy diet and the harmful use of alcohol – is the focus of WHO’s work to prevent deaths from NCDs.
How can non infectious diseases be prevented?
Effective approaches for large-scale NCD prevention include comprehensive tobacco and alcohol control through taxes and regulation of sales and advertising; reducing dietary salt, unhealthy fats, and sugars through regulation and well-designed public education; increasing the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables,