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A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual right and an essential condition for sustainable development, especially in developing countries.
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Although approximately 80% of osteoporosis sufferers are women, as the longevity of the male population increases, the disease will assume increasing importance in men.
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An important lever for sustained action in tackling poverty and reducing hunger is money.
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And you cannot tackle hunger, disease, and poverty unless you can also provide people with a healthy ecosystem in which their economies can grow.
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Cancers of all types among women are increasing.
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Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in women.
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Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.
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During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development.
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Health is the core of human development.
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I have repeatedly stressed that we have the knowledge to reduce hunger and poverty.
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I have seen this happen in recent years with regard to pharmaceuticals and vaccines, where, working together, we are improving access to medicines and vaccines for infectious diseases in the poorest countries.
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In order to achieve the best results to prevent osteoporosis and its complications, the prevention should ideally begin at the earliest possible age.
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In recognising the global problem posed by osteoporosis, WHO sees the need for a global strategy for prevention and control of osteoporosis, focusing on three major functions: prevention, management and surveillance.
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Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour.
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Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.
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It is vital that we harness political and financial commitments to fight the war against AIDS at the highest levels.
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Let me first say that I don't think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal.
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More than ever before, there is a global understanding that long-term social, economic, and environmental development would be impossible without healthy families, communities, and countries.
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Most developing countries today still suffer heavily - in lives lost and in cost - from infectious diseases and undernutrition.
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Non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and osteoporosis are major threats to women's health.
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Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly attributable to women's physiology.
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Osteoporosis, with its resultant complications, will soon represent a major public health problem for the developing, as well as the developed world.
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Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones.
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Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
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That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development.
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The development of the food industry for both domestic and export markets relies on a regulatory framework that both protects the consumer and assures fair trading practices in food.
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The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people's basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies.
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The launch of the report coincides with the initiation by WHO of the global strategy for the prevention and control of osteoporosis, and I think a good partnership could be established in our common efforts to prevent osteoporosis.
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This double burden of disease is rapidly putting a serious brake on the development efforts of many countries.
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Today osteoporosis affects more than 75 million people in the United States, Europe and Japan and causes more than 2.3 million fractures in the USA and Europe alone.
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We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases.
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When public and private sectors combine intellectual and other resources, more can be achieved.
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With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007, we can save 8 million lives each year.
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Women's health is one of WHO's highest priorities.
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You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition.
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