Chronic diseases cast severe financial impacts on the population and push the households from poverty to deprivation. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) impose a huge burden on human health worldwide. Currently, 63% of all deaths worldwide are caused by NCDs which include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.
The burden of non-communicable diseases was reported more than 15 percent of total burden of diseases in 2018. It has been observed that anemia, muscular and skeleton diseases are not being reported in the current monthly reports of BHUs. Cardiovascular diseases 3.7 percent, diabetes mellitus 0.45 percent, neuro-psychiatric diseases 1.46 and road accident 0.6 percent account for of the
total BOD. Other important problems are diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis and different causes of blindness, mental conditions associated with aging (geriatric problems). These diseases are not easily treatable. The most promising approach would be health education campaigns to prevent their very onset. Effective promotion of health life style is crucial for controlling non-communicable diseases.