Indigenous WG Press Release: Calls for Indigenous Status to be included in reporting against Sustainable Development Goals

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The WFPHA's Indigenous working group presents a press release that details the topic of non-communicable diseases on Indigenous people around the world. NCDs contribute to 70% of deaths globally. Indigenous people, however, often carry a higher burden of these diseases. This means that Indigenous peoples life expectancy is anywhere between 5 and 10 years less than non-indigenous people.

Read the full press release here.

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