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UN health agency names Michael Bloomberg Global Ambassador on non-communicable diseases

UN health agency names Michael Bloomberg Global Ambassador on non-communicable diseases

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by August 19, 2016 Regional News

 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) today named Michael R. Bloomberg, former New York City mayor and philanthropist, as its Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs).

These diseases, including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, and injuries are responsible for 43 million deaths each year – almost 80 per cent of all deaths worldwide, according to a news release from the UN health agency.We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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