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2011 High Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases
General Assembly, United Nations, New York, 19-20 September 2011

Slideshow Photos

A person eating a healthy dish with vegetables.
Improving dietary habits is a societal problem. (WHO Photo)

Bottles of different kinds of alcoholic beverages.
The consumption of alcohol carries
a risk of adverse health. (WHO Photo)

A close-up of a hand holding a cigarette.
Tobacco use is one of the main risk factors
for a number of chronic diseases. (WHO Photo)

Children running.
Regular moderate intensity physical activity
has significant benefits for health. (WHO Photo)

The picture portrays an emaciated old man.
The major causes of cardiovascular disease are tobacco
use, physical inactivity, and an unhealthy diet. (WHO Photo)

Children being tested for diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes often results from excess
body weight and physical inactivity. (WHO Photo)

Two women in a hospital.
Many cancers can be prevented. (WHO Photo)

A woman with COPD has a problem with climbing stairs.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
is a life-threatening lung disease. (WHO Photo)

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