Non-Communicable Disease Research

What are non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and why is NCD research important?

Key Points

  • Non-communicable disease (NCD) research seeks to prevent and control non-communicable (non-infectious) diseases, such as cancer or diabetes.
  • NCD research is especially important in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) as the burden of NCDs is growing rapidly

Helpful Links, Videos and Online Courses


Templates and Examples

  • WHO guide to NCD research
    • This guide from the World Health Organization provides guidance to implementation research in the prevention and control of NCD.

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