This WHO global report, "Preventing chronic diseases: a vital
investment," makes the case for urgent action to halt and turn back the
growing threat of chronic diseases. It presents a state-of-the-art
guide to effective and feasible interventions and provides practical
suggestions for how countries can implement these interventions to
respond successfully to the growing epidemics.
It is available for download at
http://www.who.int/chp/chronic_disease_report/en/, along with
presentation slides, information sheets, and country-specific
information on chronic disease.