• Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) cause 78% of deaths and are the main driver of disease in Jordan.
  • Jordan is home to the second largest refugee population worldwide (per capita).
  • The dual NCD-humanitarian crisis is a major obstacle towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which ensures that everyone can access healthcare without financial hardship.
  • Delivering people-centred, inclusive primary health care (PHC) which prioritises NCD prevention and care is being seen as critical in Jordan’s path towards UHC.

Jordan's humanitarian response puts NCDs at the centre