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One in five people worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, said the IARC.  “Some risk factors are common worldwide”, said Dr. Carolina Espina, the IARC scientist who is leading the new World Code Against Cancer Framework project.  However, certain infections are region-specific, and, more importantly, socioeconomic and cultural conditions, and access to effective cancer prevention interventions, vary across regions”, she explained. (...) To help improve data and combat global hunger more effectively, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) published a report on Friday in collaboration with the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, introducing an innovative new Rural Multidimensional Poverty Index.
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This is largely because these countries have had to focus limited health resources on combating infectious diseases and improving maternal and child health, while health services are not equipped to prevent, diagnose and treat cancers. (...) Cancer should not be a death sentence for anyone, anywhere.” (...) Key chapters include discussions on the impact of inequalities in cancer, vaccination and screening, genomic individual susceptibility to cancer and the finer identification of those at risk, which may allow ‘precision cancer prevention’.
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Read more on the high level meeting An era to stop cancer in Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals WHO Assistant Director-General Flavia Bustreo spoke as a panellist at this high-level event which is held by the group African First Ladies and Spouses against Cancer . In 2013, the forum launched a global campaign, End Cervical Cancer by 2030, and are now collaborating with partners to address other forms of cancer. (...) WHO’s work to prevent, control and treat cervical cancer Bustreo highlighted in particular WHO’s work throughout the African region to combat cervical cancer.
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With participation from representatives of the Ministry of Health, Hung Yen local government, health sector, social affairs and mass organizations – including from youth union, women union and farmers union – national and ministerial hospitals, and the general public, the event highlighted everyone’s shared responsibility in combatting viral hepatitis. The advocacy event also marked the launch of “All People Join Hands to Combat Hepatitis”, an initiative of the Viet Nam Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (VASLD) which aims to improve public awareness on hepatitis and increase testing and treatment demand. (...) Hepatitis B and C cause nearly 80 000 liver cancer cases and 40 000 deaths each year. A study also found nearly 90% of patients with liver cancer were infected with HBV and/or HCV. (...) People living with chronic hepatitis B can be treated with highly effective medicines to stop the disease from progressing and reduce the risk of it developing into liver cancer. People with hepatitis C can now be cured within three months by taking new oral medicines called direct acting antivirals.
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UN Gender Focus: Cancer in people under 40, Sexual Abuse in Iraq and a UN Police Chief | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub UN Gender Focus: Cancer in people under 40, Sexual Abuse in Iraq and a UN Police Chief 10 November 2017 UN Gender Focus  Download Prevention and timely diagnosis needed to combat cancer in people under 40 There is urgent need for more adequate measures to prevent cancer among people aged 20 to 39.  The call has been made by the International Agency for Research on Cancer ( IARC ), which is part of the World Health Organization ( WHO ).  Globally, there were one million new cancer cases among this age group in 2012, as well as 400,000 cancer-related deaths, according to a recent IARC report. 
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Sweden had addressed risk factors with a cohesive strategy on alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco, including measures to combat supply and to provide care and treatment.  (...) A National Integrated Plan had been adopted, focusing on combating cardio-vascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory illnesses.  (...) Sufficient financing to combat those diseases was vital, as was expediting implementation of WHO’s framework to reduce and prevent tobacco consumption. 
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WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide | | UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search the United Nations Search Advanced Search Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv   Subscribe Audio Hub WHO welcomes initiative to combat noncommunicable diseases, responsible for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide WHO/Ernest Ankomah A two-year old girl with cancer gets her vitals taken by a nurse at a hospital in Ghana. 12 April 2022 Health The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday,  welcomed the setting up  of a new Heads of State and Government Group to get the world back on track to reduce premature deaths from noncommunicable diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart and lung disease,  by a third  – in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - and promote mental health and well-being. (...) Close to 7 million lives could be saved from deaths from diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart & lung disease for just US$0.84/person/year from now until 2030. (...) Non Communicable Diseases | cancer | Heart disease LISTEN TO UN RADIO Related Stories Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds World Cancer Day: UN agency chief urges greater access to diagnosis, prevention and treatment services UN health agency establishes high-level commission to tackle noncommunicable diseases News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Over one billion obese people globally, health crisis must be reversed - WHO 4 March 2022 Health On World Obesity Day, marked on Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries to do more to reverse what is a preventable health crisis.
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Additional information The current Commission presidency committed in the Political Guidelines to “a European plan to fight cancer, to support Member States and stakeholders in improving cancer control and care […] to reduce the suffering caused by this disease”. Atomic radiation technologies are providing solutions to some of the most pressing societal challenges, including cancer, cardiovascular diseases and many other health conditions. Atomic radiation allows new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for combating cancer; therapeutic applications using ionising radiation are developing and paving the way for personalised and targeted therapies.
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‘Big milestone’ “This is a big milestone in global health, because for the first time the world has agreed to eliminate the only cancer we can prevent with a vaccine and the only cancer which is curable if detected early”, WHO Assistant Director-General Dr. (...) “We have an opportunity, as the global health community, to end the suffering from this cancer.” In latest figures, from 2018, 570,000 women acquired cervical cancer and 311,000 died. (...) There are already three vaccines available to combat HPV and several more in the pipeline, but currently their availability is skewed towards richer countries, and the world needs to come together to help poorer countries get access to vaccines, said Dr.
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GENERAL ASSEMBLY OFFICIAL RECORDS, 66TH SESSION : 7TH PLENARY MEETING, TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2011, NEW YORK
In the face of this scourge, our country has taken a number of initiatives, including the creation, within the department charged with fighting disease, of a division entrusted with combating NCDs; the establishment of a national programme to combat diabetes; the elaboration of a strategic plan to combat NCDs; the integration of activities related to controlling diabetes and hypertension at health-care centres in Kinshasa, the capital, and in other major cities; cooperation with and support for associations that fight diabetes, cancer and sickle-cell anaemia; and the establishment of diabetes clinics for children. (...) To fight against NCDs, my country has taken the following operational measures: the establishment of a cancer registry, in 1992; the ratification of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, in 2005; the adoption by the National Assembly of a law on tobacco control, in 2006; a decree providing free treatment of cancers affecting women, in 2007; campaigns to screen for and treat cancer; the construction, in partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency, of a national centre to combat cancer; the adoption by the National Assembly of legislation relating to the creation of an official administrative agency known as the national centre for the fight against cancer; and the drafting of a national strategic plan for the prevention of and the fight against NCDs. (...) I take this opportunity to note that world leaders and Heads of Government are in a position to reach a global consensus on combating NCDs. Here I would suggest the establishment of a global fund to combat NCDs.
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