Country-Level Decision Making for Control of Chronic Diseases

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados última modificación 3/04/2012 11:35

There is growing recognition that chronic diseases represent a major health threat in low- and middle-income countries, accompanied by significant economic consequences. Yet most governments, global health institutions, and development agencies have largely overlooked chronic diseases when investing in health in developing countries (IOM, 2010). These countries have limited resources and many competing demands, from basic development priorities to a range of important health needs.

Alexandra Beatty R. Country-Level Decision Making for Control of Chronic Diseases. Washington DC: Th National Academies Press; 2012. Available at:



Alexandra Beatty R

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