April-June 2018| Vol 3| Issue 2
World NCD Federation guidelines for prevention, surveillance, and management of noncommunicable diseases at primary and secondary health-care settings
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have emerged as a major public health problem globally due to demographic, epidemiological, and socioeconomic transition. As 70% of deaths are contributed by NCDs...
Young people and noncommunicable diseases – vulnerable to disease, vital for change
Youth have a right to health, but that is not adequately reflected in our societies and health systems. In fact, for cancer, diabetes, chronic lung disease, and cardiovascular diseases - so-called n...
Evaluating sociodemographic and psychiatric contributors to suicide in Sri Lanka: An ecological survey
Background: Suicide is a major public health concern worldwide. Sri Lanka has the fourth highest suicide rate in the world, with trends suggesting that underlying factors related to suicide r...
Linkage of cancer registration with cancer treatment in predominantly rural district: A model form Sangrur district, Punjab state, India
Background: The Punjab state health administration has approached to Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Mumbai, to tackle the cancer problem of the state and requested to provide the support in stre...
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Does capacity building on tobacco control change perception and knowledge among public health professionals? A case study from Puducherry, India
Background: The medical and public health personnel, especially in low- and middle-income countries, are not adequately equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills required to curb the m...
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