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The European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO) provides leadership in research, prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related diseases through nutrition, physical activity, psychology and public health. ELMO is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious scientific and medical organization.

Evidence Based Research, Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Diseases

Chronic Diseases such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes and Chronic Lung Diseases, as well as an ever increasing amount of mental disorders are taking their toll worldwide. The WHO sees these disorders as an absolute priority.

Preventable Deaths from NCDs | Other Causes

The WHO, Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014:

Reducing the global burden of NCDs is an overriding priority and a necessary condition for sustainable development. As the leading cause of death globally, NCDs were responsible for 38 million (68%) of the world 56 million deaths in 2012.