volume 25, issue 3, P623-638 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2011.05.008
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Tracey Pérez Koehlmoos, Shahela Anwar, Alejandro Cravioto

Abstract: 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. This article discusses emergent issues in global health related to noncommunicable diseases and conditions, with focus on defining the unique epidemiologic featur…

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