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Mongolia film a call to action on non-communicable disease

Mongolia film a call to action on non-communicable disease

Updated 13 June 2013, 15:15 AEST

From yurts to skyscrapers, horseback to automobile, Mongolia is at an exciting moment in its history.

But in the midst of unbridled growth and a mining boom, Mongolians acknowledge they face big challenges.

A view shared by many, but also that of Australian doctor, Alessandro Demaio.

He's currently in Mongolia, making a short film with NCD Free - a global social movement against Non Communicable Diseases like diabetes and heart disease which he founded with his brother.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Dr Alessandro Demaio, Co-founder of NCD FREE

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