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Surveillance Of Risk Factors For Non-Comminicable Diseases in Nepal- Report Of Survey in Illam, Lalitpur and Tanahu
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According to WHO, nearly 52 percent deaths and 38 percent of diseases burden in South East Asia Region (SEAR) are related to non-communicable diseases(NCDs). Particularly, cardiovascular disorders,cancer, diabetes mellitus and conditions arising from accidents and injuries are in the top in the region. Degenerative and non communicable disease in Nepal accounted for 42 percent of the causes of all deaths and contributes 23 percent to the of all Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs). It has also been estimated that within 15 years, degenerative and all ohters NCDs would account for almost 30 percent of the total DALYs last. Nepal World Health Survet (2002) data revealed that Non-Communicable disease death toll was 41.96 percebt of all deaths. Data in World Health Report 2003 estimated the NCDs deaths accounted for 48.9 percent of the total deaths and a death rate of 4.7 deaths/1000 population; Nepal is categorized as a country in South east Asia with high child and high adult mortality stratum.
WHO ,   (2006 )
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