Latest scientific news 17 June 2015

Integrated surveillance of Noncommunicable diseases (iNCD) A European Union-WHO project

“This report is the result of the WHO project, Integrated Surveillance of Noncommunicable Diseases, the aim of which was to assess the status quo regarding NCD data and indicators in European databases, provide international and national examples of good practice in NCD monitoring, and present innovative data sets and data-visualization tools. The coordinated effort of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the European Commission, an expert group and representatives of the Member States, also provided an opportunity to analyse a pilot set of indicators and identify the basic steps towards improving the availability of information required to meet the policy targets of the NCD Global Monitoring Framework and Health 2020.

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