Progress on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases in the Western Pacific Region
Country Capacity Survey 2013
This report provides an overview of the status and progress in national capacity for noncommunicable diseases prevention and control in the Western Pacific Region. For the analysis, countries and areas in Asia were grouped as high-income countries (HICs) or low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), based on the World Bank classification. Meanwhile, Pacific island countries and areas (PICs) were considered as one group.