World NCD Federation is a professional association, launched in Chandigarh India, in March, 2015 with a mission to work for global NCD agenda (SDG 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 11 and 17) and universal health care for Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) which is accessible and acceptable to all and at a cost, the developing countries can afford to maintain and sustain population wide and individual clinical NCD interventions.
The International Journal of Noncommunicable Diseases (IJNCD), is an official publication of World NCD Federation. It is unique of its kind in addressing issues of public health priorities such as prevention and policy, disease management, surveillance and research specific to NCDs. IJNCD addresses NCDs from an integrated perspective with a strong international editorial team and a good quality control. It is a multidisciplinary journal including relevant publications at population level on epidemiology, public health, disease prevention and health promotion, nutrition, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and palliative care of NCDs. IJNCD will address NCDs, in a broader sense with focus on public health approaches on four major NCDs (Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), chronic respiratory diseases and cancer) but also include, stroke, chronic kidney diseases and mental health, the risk factors for NCDs and upstream determinants. It will also include information and proceedings of conferences, meetings and workshops conducted globally related to NCDs.
International Journal of Noncommunicable Diseases, a publication of World NCD Federation, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ijncd.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.
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The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of epidemiology, public health, disease prevention and health promotion, nutrition, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and palliative care of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.