Case Studies

This section collects relevant news, best practices consistent with the Observatory's aim and brief analyses on sustainability, food security, technology, innovation and migration. 

13 Nov, 2018

The underestimated nexus between migrants and NCDs

by Alessandro Aresu

This month the UN General Assembly will host its third High-level meeting on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Caused by external factors such as sunlight, nutrition, pollution and lifestyle choices, the most common NCDs are cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and chronic respiratory diseases.