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Is India Becoming the World's Capital for Poor Health?

  By posted Jun 22nd 2012
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According to the World Health Organisation, chronic diseases in India account for 53% of all deaths, which is estimated to increase by a sharp 8 million by 2020. An interesting fact is that these numbers not only highlight the rural population, but also the city-based - a population that doesn't suffer from malnutrition and other poverty driven health issues. Today, we take a look at the top five diseases that are effectively making India the world's capital for poor health. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images


 

 

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