Chronic diseases including heart and lung disease, cancer and diabetes should be more prominent in international development agendas as they threaten the economic growth of the developed and developing worlds, according to a new report.

The report by the Oxford Health Alliance found that chronic diseases can cost up to 6.8 per cent of a country's GDP.

To see the report click here

Chronic diseases including heart and lung disease, cancer and diabetes should be more prominent in international development agendas as they threaten the economic growth of the developed and developing worlds, according to a new report.

The report by the Oxford Health Alliance found that chronic diseases can cost up to 6.8 per cent of a country's GDP.

To see the report click here