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Contact: Ann Puderbaugh
NIH/Fogarty International Center

Rising Tide of Chronic Illnesses Threatens Global Population

Caption: The rising tide of noncommunicable diseases -- such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer -- pose health risks globally and are one focus area of Fogarty's new strategic plan.

Credit: David Rochkind for Fogarty/NIH

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