A recent World Bank report has issued a warning about the drastic rise in Non-communicable diseases in India and other South Asian countries, almost on the brink of a health crisis.
According to the report, heart disease is the leading cause of death in adults aged 15-69. Comparing with other groups worldwide, heart attack seems to strike almost 6 years earlier in South Asians.
AdvertisementIt is time the South Asian countries work to reduce the burden of NCD's to improve health of citizens as well as their GDP.
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