American and European Medical Societies Devoted to Prevention and Healthy Lifestyles Announce Partnership
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and the European Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ESLM) have announced a partnership to advance preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine and improve education of health professionals and research worldwide in order to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related, non-communicable diseases globally.
Today, lifestyle-related, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes represent a leading threat to human health and development.
These four diseases are the world’s biggest killers, causing an estimated 35 million deaths each year - 60% of all deaths globally.
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