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The high cost of ill health: Why we need to declare war on lifestyle diseases

Updated : February 13, 2020 06:29 AM IST

According to a study in the Lancet, cardiovascular diseases are responsible for 28.1 percent of all deaths and 14.1 percent of disability adjusted life years.
According to the WHO, the cost of non-communicable diseases to the Indian economy in the period 2012-30 is $6.16 trillion.
The high cost of ill health: Why we need to declare war on lifestyle diseases

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