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Chronic Non-communicable Diseases in Low and Middle-income by Ama deGraft Aikins, Charles Agyemang

By Ama deGraft Aikins, Charles Agyemang

Low and center source of revenue international locations in Africa, Asia and Latin the US endure an important share of the worldwide burden of persistent non-communicable ailments. This publication synthesizes proof throughout international locations that proportion comparable socio-economic, developmental and public healthiness profiles, together with fast urbanization, globalization and poverty. offering insights on profitable and sustainable interventions and regulations, it indicates find out how to gradual and opposite the emerging burden of continual ailments in resource-poor settings

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Considering the limited resources available in LMICs, only the interventions that can lead to substantial reductions in the mortality and morbidity of CVD at relatively low cost are likely to be sustainable. It has been suggested that the prevention of CVD risk factors is a more costeffective and sustainable approach in dealing with the CVD epidemic in LMICs [80]. Furthermore, paying attention to the prevention and management of CVD risk factors will lower costs of care, foster effective treatment and reduce the burden of CVD, particularly morbidity and mortality [81].

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