The epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has become a global threat to human life, health, and sustainable development, particularly in low- and middle-income countries . In 2017, NCDs accounted for 73.4% of all deaths worldwide and 89.5% for China . The most common NCDs, eg, cardiovascular diseases (CVD), cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes, are preventable. Mental disorders have recently been added to the list of major NCDs.
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- Health Policy
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health