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Global Health Issues

Podcast series on the Noncommunicable Disease Health Challenge Facing the World



Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for 63% of global deaths in 2008 -- 36 million people. NCD deaths are projected to increase by 15% globally between 2010 and 2020 – to 44 million. In this podcast series, Medtronic executives discuss how collaboration between the public and private sector is key to alleviating this global issue.
Friday, July 1, 2011 - 9:00am