Global Health: Chronic Diseases and Other Emergent Issues in Global Health

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Infectious diseases have had a decisive and rapid impact on shaping and changing health policy. Noncommunicable diseases, while not garnering as much interest or importance over the past 20 years, have been affecting public health around the world in a steady and critical way, becoming the leading cause of death in developed and developing countries.

Pérez Koehlmoos T, Anwar S, Cravioto A. Global Health: Chronic Diseases and Other Emergent Issues in Global Health. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2011; 25(3): 623-638. Available at: http://www.id.theclinics.com/article/S0891-5520%2811%2900043-2/abstract


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27/10/2011

This article discusses emergent issues in global health related to noncommunicable diseases and conditions, with focus on defining the unique epidemiologic features and relevant programmatic, health systems, and policy responses concerning noncommunicable chronic diseases, mental health, accidents and injuries, urbanization, climate change, and disaster preparedness.


Pérez Koehlmoos T, Anwar S, Cravioto A.

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