*  Browsing School of Public Health by Title
High prevalence of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and increasing chronic non-communicable diseases have drawn attention ... ... Estimating the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight in South Africa in 2000  Joubert, Jane; Puoane, Thandi ( ... Emerging roles and competencies of district and sub-district pharmacists: a case study from Cape Town  Bradley, Hazel A.; ... OBJECTIVE: To estimate the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight using the body mass index (BMI), by age and sex ...
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High prevalence of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and increasing chronic non-communicable diseases have drawn attention ... ... Community intervention for the emerging epidemic of non-communicable diseases  Puoane, Thandi; Bradley, Hazel A. (MedPharm ... Estimating the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight in South Africa in 2000  Joubert, Jane; Puoane, Thandi ( ... OBJECTIVE: To estimate the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight using the body mass index (BMI), by age and sex ...
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*  Bangladesh policy on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases: a policy analysis | BMC Public Health | Full Text
... and chronic respiratory diseases. As the prevalence of these diseases increase, they will impose an even greater burden in the ... Like many other developing countries, in Bangladesh also non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are emerging as major cause of ... support national capacity for high-quality research and development for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases ... Boutayeb A. The double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. ...
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*  Frontiers | Utilizing Behavior Change Techniques to Elicit Adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines | Public Health
... the prevalence of non-communicable diseases is on the rise. The problems related to these diseases are often compounded by high ... nations are faced with a dual burden of battling infectious diseases along with non-communicable diseases such as chronic pain ... clinical practice guidelines have started emerging utilizing the most current evidence-based research (5). Despite evidence ... As the population lives longer, it is expected that chronic conditions, like chronic pain, will become more of a burden on ...
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*  School environment, socioeconomic status and weight of children in Bloemfontein, South Africa
... lower concentrations of high density lipoprotein (HDL),20,30 increasing their risk of developing chronic diseases of lifestyle ... 23 The high prevalence of wasting and stunting can also be seen as a reflection of the high levels of underdevelopment typical ... The burden and costs of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet. 2007;370(9603):1929-1938. http://dx ... non-communicable diseases resulting from overnutrition will overtake undernutrition as a leading cause of death in developing ...
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*  Sub-Saharan African healthcare. The user experience
... communicable diseases such as HIV, malaria and tuberculosis, malnutrition,… ... These are the chronic, non- communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, sickle-cell disease and ... a dearth of solid data on prevalence, incidence, and risks associated with NCDs. Even the Global Burden of Disease study ... African ones must do this in a context of continuing high rates of communicable disease and few resources. Nevertheless, ...
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*  Richard and Susan Kiphart Northwestern Global Health Research Fund: Center for Global Health: Feinberg School of Medicine:...
Implementing targeted screening for high burden Non-communicable diseases among HIV-infected adults in Jos, Nigeria ... HIV has become a chronic manageable disease. As this population ages, an emerging trend is an upsurge of NCDs (including ... Studies, mostly from western countries have shown high prevalence of diseases such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, ... "Implementing targeted screening for high burden Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among HIV adults in Jos, Nigeria". This aims ...
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*  Inputs to quality: supervision, management, and community involvement in health facilities in Egypt in 2004 | BMC Health...
Egypt and its health system are nonetheless under increasing pressure with the growing burden of chronic disease, emerging ... To date, national data have not been reported regarding the prevalence of key management practices than enable high quality ... the percent of years of life lost in Egypt due to communicable disease was 31% versus 61% from non-communicable diseases [5]. ... Such an epidemiologic transition involves declining prevalence of infectious diseases and acceleration of chronic disease, such ...
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*  Global Health Committee Warns of Non-Communicable Disease Burden
According to the Global Health Committee the global disease burden has shifted from infectious diseases to non-communicable ... Northern Territory Children At Higher Risk For Heart Diseases. The prevalence of rheumatic heart disease was high in indigenous ... Health insurance has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments in the non-life insurance industry with 30% growth in 2010- ... Slow walking speed might just help determine the risk of chronic illness, hospitalization and sometimes even death. ...
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*  UNICEF East Asia and Pacific - What we do - Nutrition
The costs of the resulting chronic non-communicable diseases represents a huge drain on countries' resources. In Indonesia, for ... The region has experienced a 74 per cent reduction in stunting prevalence (low height for age) over a 24 year period, the ... Emerging areas of work include the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity, and adolescent nutrition. ... Many countries are now facing a 'double burden' of malnutrition. In the same country, child can face undernutrition and ...
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*  PHARMACEUTICAL MARKET INDIA 2014-2020 : Formulations, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Contract Research and...
Exhibit 2.6: Trend of Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease Burden in Developing World Exhibit 2.7: Cardiovascular ... Exhibit 2.8: Factors Contributing to High Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease in India Exhibit 2.9: Distribution of Cause of ... 2.11 Chronic Respiratory Disease- Asthma and COPD 3.0 Twelfth Five Year Plan - A Boost for Scientific Research and Development ... Exhibit 4.8: Global, Emerging Market & Developing Countries Economic Growth Change 2010-2013 Exhibit 4.9: Global, Emerging ...
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*  Preventing Chronic Disease: January 2006: 05 0069
We observed a high prevalence (18.8%) of hypertension (blood pressure greater than 160/95 mm Hg); 28.8% had blood pressure ... of chronic disease are more serious for developing countries because many of them have not yet conquered communicable diseases ... The Burden of CVD in Tunisia. In the context of epidemiologic transition and disease prevention, it is important to be able to ... Although CVD is emerging in developing countries, little is known there about comprehensive preventive measures for controlling ...
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*  Health in Cambodia - Wikipedia
Dual Burden of disease refers to the prevalence of both infectious and chronic disease in each population, mainly due to shifts ... Mortality data suggests emerging burdens specifically from injuries (traffic accidents), high blood pressure, heart disease, ... Currently, rate of non-communicable diseases occurring in Cambodia has been rising, and mortality due to non-communicable ... Such dual burden/epidemiological transition from infectious to chronic disease burden has been identified, as the burden death ...
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*  The New Dawn Liberia - ADS
When societies are not burdened by disease, they can focus on boosting productivity, consumption, and trade. At the same time, ... Making matters worse, there is an even greater shortfall of specialists equipped to treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, ... Moreover, globalization has compounded the danger by facilitating the spread of communicable diseases. A flu outbreak like that ... A high priority of the 5% Agenda is to assist in updating the national and regional regulatory frameworks that guide ...
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*  The New Dawn Liberia - How to Boost Access to Essential Medicines
When societies are not burdened by disease, they can focus on boosting productivity, consumption, and trade. At the same time, ... Making matters worse, there is an even greater shortfall of specialists equipped to treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, ... Moreover, globalization has compounded the danger by facilitating the spread of communicable diseases. A flu outbreak like that ... In cases where drugs aren't reaching people who need them, the reason is not high prices, but rather dysfunctional health ...
  http://www.thenewdawnliberia.com/commentary/15373-how-to-boost-access-to-essential-medicines
*  Trend and causes of adult mortality in Kersa health and demographic surveillance system (Kersa HDSS), eastern Ethiopia: verbal...
Emerging chronic non-communicable diseases in rural communities of northern Ethiopia: evidence using population-based verbal ... The lack of such cause-specific mortality data exists mostly in countries with the highest burden of disease. This is largely ... Prevalence and determinants of khat (Catha edulis) chewing among high school students in eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional ... Non-communicable diseases were the second leading causes of mortality in Kersa HDSS, with considerably higher proportion of ...
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*  Diabetes: The World at Risk - Geographical
But with more than 400 million people affected globally, this disease is a global threat ... one linked to the developed world's overindulgence in fatty foods and chronic lack of physical activity. ... The IDF now says the highest diabetes prevalence can be found in places such as Tokelau, a non-self-governing group of atolls ... The answer is diabetes and it has emerged as one of the world's most ubiquitous and chronic illnesses. A lifelong condition ...
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*  WHO | Global cancer rates could increase by 50% to 15 million by 2020
... under a May 2002 mandate from Member States to address the growing global burden of chronic diseases, including cancers, ... In countries with a high smoking prevalence and where many women have smoked cigarettes throughout adult life, roughly 90 per ... since other common non-communicable diseases, notably cardiovascular disease and diabetes, share the same lifestyle-related ... "Cancer has emerged as a major public health problem in developing countries for the first time, matching its effect in ...
  http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2003/pr27/en/
*  Ischemic Heart Disease | Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e | AccessMedicine | McGraw-Hill Medical
... so that in analyses of the global burden of disease, there is a shift from communicable to noncommunicable diseases. Population ... As a result, the prevalence of risk factors for IHD and the prevalence of IHD itself are both increasing rapidly, ... Genetic factors, a high-fat and energy-rich diet, smoking, and a sedentary lifestyle are associated with the emergence of IHD ( ... IHD is the most common, serious, chronic, life-threatening illness in the United States, where 13 million persons have IHD, >6 ...
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*  Category Archives: Chronic respiratory | Page 2
... non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent 46% of the global burden of disease and cause 63% of all deaths in the world, equal ... In addition to high smoking prevalence in men, biomass smoke could be a major health threat to men and women in rural areas of ... Emerging doctors call for action on global epidemic: non-communicable disease PLoS Translational Global Health , May. 12, 2015 ... Background: Respiratory diseases, namely asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), account for one-fourth of the ...
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*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Mixed Methods Pilot Study of Sharing Behaviors among Waterpipe Smokers of Rural Lao PDR:...
The high prevalence of sharing behaviors among waterpipe smokers in rural Southeast Asia raises the possibility that this ... Evidence from studies of manufactured waterpipes raises the possibility of infectious disease transmission due to waterpipe ... The objective of our pilot study in rural Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) was to identify and measure the prevalence of ... public health burden of this behavior are needed in this region where high rates of tobacco and infectious respiratory disease ...
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*  Health in Bangladesh - Wikipedia
... urbanization and unhealthy dietary habit are the major stimulating reasons behind high prevalence of non-communicable diseases ... However, recent statistics shows that non-communicable disease burden has increased to 61% of the total disease burden due to ... Non-Communicable diseases: Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases, Hypertension, Stroke, Chronic respiratory diseases, Cancer and ... health care are thought to be the risk factors of diabetic retinopathy in Bangladesh.Unfortunately to attain that emerging ...
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*  Most recent papers with the keyword Non communicable diseases | Read by QxMD
... and we applied this methodology to cardiovascular disease prevention in 20 countries with the highest NCD burden... ... As focus turned towards combating non-communicable diseases, emerging and re-emerging diseases (EIDs) have bloomed from those ... predisposing them to chronic non-communicable diseases including Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). We performed a systematic review ... As disease prevalence and type are different among western and Afro-Asian countries, physicians dealing with refugees should be ...
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*  St. Vincent Declaration - Wikipedia
... to drive the unanimous adoption of the resolution for the September 2011 UN High-level Meeting on Non-communicable diseases. In ... it has served as a model for other chronic noncommunicable diseases and for other WHO regions. For example, this approach has ... the value of broadly based participation in gaining recognition of a major cause of disease burden at national health policy ... Similar work has emerged from Nigeria. In Sweden, a National Diabetes Registry established in response to the St Vincent ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Vincent_Declaration
*  Nutrition transition - Wikipedia
... to a pattern of high prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases associated with urban-industrial lifestyles is shown. ... More specifically, the DBD refers to the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases(NCD). Today, over 90 per ... in addition to emerging health epidemics such as chronic heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and diabetes. Diseases once ... and most are attributed to communicable diseases. Communicable diseases are infectious diseases that "can be passed between ...
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