Catalyst 300 – Lifestyle & Environmental Diseases

Over two thirds of deaths worldwide are attributed to non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular diseases (17.9 million), cancers (9 million), respiratory diseases (3.8 million), and diabetes (1.6 million). Low income communities and communities of color are disproportionately affected by disease: the majority of premature deaths are attributed to low or lower middle-income countries (WHO, 2018). This challenge therefore addresses the global disease burden of “lifestyle” & environmental diseases worldwide.

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health equity , inequality , health and lifestyle , environment and health


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