Global health e-brief ; 2007 4th qtr
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      Confronting chronic diseases & conditions globally
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      Issue title: Confronting chronic diseases & conditions globally Welcome to the fourth quarter global health E-Brief, designed to inform readers about key global health activities at the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Our final issue for 2007 spotlights global chronic diseases and health conditions—the greatest drivers of rising health care costs around the world. Currently, they are the major cause of death among adults in almost all countries, and by 2020 are expected to account for 73% of all deaths. CDC and its partners are committed to addressing this growing burden by building a global workforce capacity in health promotion, chronic disease prevention and control, and sustainable public health infrastructures
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