Diseases
Diagnostic and
Transformation

NCDs
Non Communicable Diseases

  • NCDs account for seven of the top 10 causes of death around the world, translating to the deaths of 41 million people and 74% of all deaths worldwide.

Cardiovascular
Diseases (CVD)
Transformation

  • An estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019, representing 32% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, 85% were due to heart attack and stroke.

Cancer
Transformation

  • In 2018, there were an estimated 18 million new cases of cancer and 10 million deaths from cancer worldwide. 

Respiratory
Diseases
Transformation

  • Respiratory Diseases kill more than 8 million people/year, and are the 3rd leading cause of death [Executive Summary — 2019]

Diabetes
Transformation

  • Diabetes is responsible for 6.7 million deaths in 2021 – 1 every 5 seconds.

Patient Safety
Transformation

  • reventable medication errors kill 3,0 million people every year. 0,5 million are killed by drug abuse [70% being opioids]

Pandemic
Transformation

  • COVID-19 global excess mortality is a very sad 14.8 million deaths, not the official 5.4 million reported (2,74 higher)

Long Covid
Transformation

  • The US Now Has a Research Plan for Long COVID — Is It Enough? [5% to 30% of people develop it, and many go undiagnosed]

Mental Health
Transformation

  • 12 mental-health disorders affect almost 1 billion people (970m) — increased by 48% since 1990 [The Lancet Report 2022]

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