Non-Communicable Diseases

We coordinate Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), a global network of health scientists and practitioners who collaborate to provide rigorous and timely global data on risk factors for NCDs. We also are a partner in NCD Countdown 2030, an independent collaboration to inform policies that aim to reduce the worldwide burden of NCDs, and to ensure accountability towards this aim, especially towards SDG target 3.4. We also study the variations in NCDs across populations and over time, to better understand the role of public health and clinical interventions in disease trends and patterns. The work is done in close collaboration with the World Health Organization.

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NCD Countdown 2030 collaborators

NCD Countdown 2030: pathways to achieving Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4

The Lancet, 396 (10255), pp. 918-934, 2020.

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Coleman NC, Burnett RT, Ezzati M, Marshall JD, Robinson AL, Pope III CA

Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Cancer Incidence: Analysis of SEER Cancer Registry data from 1992-2016

Environmental Health Perspectives, 128 (10), pp. 107004, 2020.

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NCD Countdown 2030 collaborators

NCD Countdown 2030: pathways to achieving Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4

The Lancet, 2020.

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NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC)

Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol

Nature, 582 , pp. 73-77, 2020.

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Baumgartner J, Brauer M, Ezzati M

The role of cities in reducing the cardiovascular impacts of environmental pollution in low- and middle-income countries

BMC Medicine, 18 (39), 2020.

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Non Communicable Diseases