Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause 35 million of the 53 million annual death worldwide...So where are the global conferences on NCDs, the research meetings, the task forces, the grand challenges initiated by funders and foundations? They don't exist.
NCDs tend to be idiopathic and incurable, creating chronic, life-long health problems; they also tend to complicate each other and compound their effects in the same person.
With more than 600 million people affected by chronic conditions and millions more reaching frailty age, the time for better personal health management is now. We are seeking to discover, invent, and innovate as needed to meet this demand.