Global Health Issues

Podcast series on the Noncommunicable Disease Health Challenge Facing the World
Jul 1, 2011 9:00 AM ET


Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) accounted for 63% of global deaths in 2008 -- 36 million people. NCD deaths are projected to increase by 15% globally between 2010 and 2020 – to 44 million. In this podcast series, Medtronic executives discuss how collaboration between the public and private sector is key to alleviating this global issue.