NMH

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AcronymDefinition
NMHNorthwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago, IL)
NMHNoncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (World Health Organization)
NMHNo More Heroes (video game)
NMHNeutral Milk Hotel (band)
NMHNorges Musikkhøgskole (Norwegian State Academy of Music)
NMHNeurally Mediated Hypotension
NMHNorthfield Mount Hermon School (Northfield, MA, USA)
NMHNickel Metal Hydride
NMHNorthern Montana Hospital
NMHNew Milford Hospital (New Milford, CT)
NMHNot Much Here
NMHNational Mediation Helpline (dispute resolution; UK)
NMHNippon Mining Holdings, Inc. (Japan)
NMHNothing Much Here
NMHNanticoke Memorial Hospital (Seaford, DE, USA)
NMHNamco Bandai Holdings (Japan)
NMHNew Military Humanism
NMHNew Mauritius Hotels Ltd.
NMHNod My Head
NMHNormal-Mode Helical Antenna
NMHNuclear Microprobe for Hydrogen
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H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa'eedi, Minister of Health, signed the message of goodwill while Dr Svetlana Akselrod, WHO partnership director for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, signed it on behalf of Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO deputy director general.
Reducing the harmful use of alcohol will help achieve a number of health-related targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including those for maternal and child health, infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases and mental health, injuries and poisonings.
"More needs to be done to protect populations from the negative health consequences of alcohol consumption," said Oleg Chestnov, World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health.
"Cancer should not be a death sentence anywhere in the world as there are proven ways to prevent and cure many cancers," said Oleg Chestnov, MD, PhD, WHO assistant director-general for noncommunicable diseases and mental health. "In order to reduce exposure to risk factors leading to cancer and ensure that every person living with cancer gets access to appropriate care and treatment, comprehensive cancer control programs need to be set up in every country."
"This report indicates where each government needs to focus to prevent and treat the four major killers: cancer, heart disease and stroke, lung disease and diabetes," says Dr Ala Alwan, Assistant Director-General for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health at WHO.
Dr Ala Alwan, WHOs Assistant Director-General for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health said, physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for all global deaths, with 31% of the worlds population not physically active.In 2008, almost 460,000 females died from breast cancer, while close to 610,000 males and females died from colorectal cancer.
"Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for all global deaths, with 31 percent of the world's population not physically active," said Ala Alwan, WHO assistant director-general for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health.
CARICOM was also a key supporter of next September's United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases and mental health."The Caribbean region is a leader in the fight against cancer, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, and heart diseases and stroke," says Dr.
At that same World Health Assembly, the Canadian government proposed a resolution that work should begin on a convention to address tobacco, says Derek Yach, executive director of noncommunicable diseases and mental health at the WHO.
Ala Alwan, MD, PhD, WHO assistant director-general for noncommunicable diseases and mental health, said some of the most tragic deaths are among those 30 percent of people dying from such diseases in low- and middle-income countries who are younger than 60.