Long working hours increasing deaths from heart disease and stroke: WHO, ILO

Asha Bajaj
3 min readMay 21, 2021

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​Geneva, May 17, 2021 — Long working hours led to 745 000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 percent increase since 2000, according to the latest estimates by the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization published in Environment International today.

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Asha Bajaj

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