Every year diseases account for the major burden of deaths occurring in India. As any country develops, usually trend is “ shift of causes of death from Infectious to non communicable diseases“. A recent research on the topic shows similar thing in India. Here is an excellent infographics highlighting the situation, thought the data is of 2012, it reflects a lot on the fact.
Top diseases causing deaths are- Ischemic Heart Disease,COPD and Stroke . Let us look deeper into the matter.