World Health Organization to study reasons of non-infectious diseases in Ukraine

18:53, 15 May 2019

The most typical reasons of cancer, diabetes and mental disorders in Ukraine will be the topic of large-scale research by the World Health Organization. This is the first time ever that such survey is conducted in this country.

The results will include the indexes of alcohol and tobacco consumption, the nutrition data and the physical fitness rate among the adult population. The conclusions will be compared with those made in other countries.

The researchers will process the responses of 8,000 people. The data gathering will begin in June; the conclusions are to be released by the end of the year.