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NCD EG Thematic Report "Healthy Lifestyles – Corner Stone of Public Health. Why We Need Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control?


Paper title NCD EG Thematic Report "Healthy Lifestyles – Corner Stone of Public Health. Why We Need Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control?
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Paper PDF Document NDPHS_NCD_Thematic_Report.pdf
Author (title, first name, last name) NCD EG, ASA EG, PPHS EG, IMHAP TG, OSH TG, Dr Liisa Pylkkänen, Dr Matti Rautalahti
Thematic area
  • Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco
  • Lifestyle-related Diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Northern Dimension areas
Summary This thematic paper provides a background on the lifestyles’ impact on the biggest public health threat in Northern Dimension area, noncommunicable diseases. Their risk-factors consist of smoking, harmful use of alcohol, excess and wrong type food, insufficient physical activity and workplace exposures leading into premature cardiovascular disease, obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer, obesity, diabetes type-2, and other diseases. This information is largely based on the recent publications of WHO “Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2010”, “Global status report on alcohol and health 2011” and data-bases of the World Health Organization, EU and OECD.
Geographical area
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Russia - Arkhangelsk Oblast
  • Russia - Kaliningrad Oblast
  • Russia - Karelia Republic
  • Russia - Komi Republic
  • Russia - Leningrad Oblast
  • Russia - Murmansk Oblast
  • Russia - Nenets AO
  • Russia - Novgorod Oblast
  • Russia - Pskov Oblast
  • Russia - St. Petersburg
  • Russia - Vologda Oblast
  • Sweden
Paper type Thematic report
Year last issued (for periodic publications, frequency) 2012
Publisher name (if the paper has not been published so far, write: Not published so far) Not published so far
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Language of the linked paper English
Also available in other languages Russian
Number of pages 27
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Last posted: on 2012-08-23 at 09:52:02

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