04 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the report: aim and key findings; about WHO
News: World Health Organization (WHO) report has released two global reports on February 4, which is World Cancer Day.
WHO report on cancer burdens and patterns in India in 2018
Aim: The report aims to set the global agenda on cancer, mobilise stakeholders and help countries set priorities for investing in cancer control and universal health coverage
Together, these account for 49 per cent of all new cancer cases.
Source: Indian Express
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