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By 2050, NCD to Account for 86 Percent Deaths Each Year

With non-communicable diseases (NCDs) claiming around three quarters of all lives lost each year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and respiratory illnesses would account for 86 per cent of deaths each year by 2050. This would be a staggering 90 per cent increase in absolute numbers, since 2019.

Life Expectancy Still Rising

Since 2000, the improvements in maternal and child health, decline of infectious diseases and a lowered risk of premature deaths from NCDs and injuries increased life expectancy across the world, said the World Health Organisation (WHO).

A Dollar A Person Can Save From NCDs

About seven million deaths can be prevented by 2030 if low and lower-middle income countries make an additional investment of less than a dollar...

NCDs treatment disrupted in Covid time

The world is yet to get out of the grip of Coronavirus but the fight against this pandemic has cost dearly in the prevention...

Investors prefer inflation-beating secured NCDs over low yielding fixed income instruments

Investors with low risk appetite/tolerance and looking for financial products blending inflation beating steady returns with higher safety are lapping up secured non-convertible debentures...