PRB Topic Feed: Noncommunicable Diseases/Topics/NoncommunicableDiseases.aspxIntegrating Health Services for Young People: Tackling the Growing Noncommunicable Disease EpidemicThis policy report, published with support from the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme, argues that integrating noncommunicable disease (NCD) services—particularly those targeted at prevention and early intervention—with other health services for young people can help tackle the growing noncommunicable disease (NCD) epidemic in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).05/10/2017/Publications/Reports/2017/Health-Services-Young-People.aspx77539cf0-d816-4f1c-8bf0-352f5263c4a4Sustainable Development Indicators: The Last Missing Piece of the 2030 AgendaLast year’s adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was a major milestone for United Nations (UN) Member States seeking to jumpstart efforts to improve people’s lives and maintain a healthy planet. 03/04/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/sustainable-development-indicators.aspx7333ac3b-74dc-4b5b-87d0-552f8e35786eNoncommunicable Disease Report Event in New DelhiOn July 21, 2016, PRB hosted a regional event in New Delhi to launch a new package of publications—policy report, data sheet, and data appendix—on NCD risk factors among young people across Asia. The four main NCD risk factors are tobacco, alcohol use, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity. Rates for these risk factors are already high or increasing throughout the region. 11/03/2016/Events/2016/launch-event-new-delhi.aspxe90d37ab-0444-4623-9655-3951cb86e72eYoung People Are Asia’s Key to Curbing the Rise of Noncommunicable DiseasesAsia has an opportunity to curb a rising noncommunicable disease (NCD) epidemic by addressing NCD risk factors among young people, according to a new set of PRB publications.07/20/2016/Publications/Reports/2016/ncd-risk-youth-asia.aspx9651fe1e-a3dd-45d3-bfe0-e326df01b3eeYouth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in AfricaEstablishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic respiratory conditions, according to this PRB policy brief and data sheet with comprehensive data appendix. 04/17/2015/Publications/Datasheets/2015/ncd-risk-youth-africa.aspxc84d4e83-e53c-4cac-b1d2-fbb06492e6baNoncommunicable Diseases Among Older Adults in Low- and Middle-Income CountriesThis e-newsletter highlights work by National Institute on Aging (NIA)-supported researchers and others on the patterns and dynamics of noncommunicable diseases among older adults in low- and middle-income countries.08/01/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/noncommunicable-diseases-older-adults.aspx9892ca36-3793-4a58-9b4e-df341a6c5d8eNoncommunicable Diseases Among Older Adults in Low- and Middle-Income CountriesThis report explores the patterns and dynamics of noncommunicable diseases among older adults in low-income and middle-income countries.08/01/2012/Publications/Reports/2012/noncommunicable-diseases-older-adults.aspx786e469a-ff73-4c87-bdab-e54e2f4b88a5Are Developing Countries Ready to Tackle the Health Problems of Older People?As more people in developing countries reach 60 and beyond (having made it safely past the threat of infectious disease, malnutrition, and pregnancy or childbirth-related complications), many countries will face new challenges from chronic diseases.10/12/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/OctDCPBlurb.aspxe62f250f-8fa4-4aea-8222-cda3b5720f22Obesity Epidemic a Threat to U.S. Military Personnel and National SecurityThe obesity epidemic in the United States affects public health and the labor market, but researchers suggest that obesity may also affect national security.09/19/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/us-obesity-military.aspxe59dd509-9cd9-46a6-89b1-ae1fc74a7d7dThe Dual Burden of Overweight and Underweight in Developing CountriesIncreasingly, health systems in poor countries are simultaneously confronting undernutrition and overnutrition―not only at the national level, but also within households.03/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/TheDualBurdenofOverweightandUnderweightinDevelopingCountries.aspxbc11a52d-c89a-4f71-b0e7-1fc4495bbfeb