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1 MEETING HEALTHCARE NEEDS: PREVENT, TREAT AND CARE

Healthcare needs are evolving. Longer lifespans, climate change, pollution, and changing lifestyles advance the development of chronic conditions, such as diabetes or cardiovascular diseases, and infectious diseases, such as dengue. Consequently, new challenges are taking shape: first and foremost, prevention, including lowering the risks of disease onset and facilitating early diagnosis, developing treatments for lesser-known illnesses and supporting patients with diseases to improve their quality of life.