Saving lives, spending less: the case for investing in noncommunicable diseases

Publication date 13 December 2021 Category
  • Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Health Systems
  • Non Communicable Diseases
Publishing organisation World Health Organisation

This report (also known as The Global NCD Investment Case) outlines the health and economic benefits of investing in low- and lower-middle-income countries. The report explains the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) Best Buys providing policymakers, donors, advocates, and other relevant stakeholders with a sound and evidence-based economic case for investing in and scaling up these measures.

With 85% of all premature NCD deaths occurring in LMICs, scaling up the implementation of these interventions is vital if Member States are to meet various targets and commitments by the end of the decade.