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- DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015The prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in diabetic patients and of diabetes mellitus (DM) in TB patients is an area of concern. With the Philippines being endemic for TB and compounded by an upward trend for DM, there is a need to jointly address this tandem disease interaction.DocumentThe Lancet, 2015The health of women and girls is currently in an era of transition; significant improvements have occurred in the last few decades, but there are still important unmet needs, and challenging trends related to aging demographics and population growth.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The world is becoming increasingly urbanised. Over one third of urban dwellers now reside in low-income urban settlements, where living conditions are often inadequate and there exist multiple barriers to access to health services for women and girls.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1995This paper deals with the epidemiological trends and incidence of selected leading diseases in the country. Mortality rates and morbidity rates are investigated. It also offers recommendations for future policies and programs.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012This report presents the findings of the research conducted by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) on leading noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).Document
Multisector Strategy in Addressing Noncommunicable Diseases in the Philippines Philippines - pidsdps1340.pdfPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2013This report is a continuation of the discussion paper of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies entitled "Inequalities in Noncommunicable Diseases in the Philippines". The first technical paper is an analysis of the current status and social determinants of noncommunicable diseases (NCD).Document
Tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus control and care: a rapid situational analysis for planning a coordinated program responsePhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2014Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the leading killers among bacterial diseases worldwide. In the Philippines, the prevalence of culture-positive TB is estimated to be 5 per 1000 and that for sputum smear-positive pulmonary TB is 2 per 1000 based on the 2007 National Prevalence Survey.DocumentCentre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, 2009This paper examines the levels, patterns, and determinants of morbidity in Kerala. This study is based on a community survey conducted in 2004, in three districts of the state namely Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram and Kannur. The survey covers 3320 households having 17071 individuals in all age groups. Reported morbidity was captured for a period of fifteen days prior to the data of survey.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2007Asbestos diseases are closely associated with cancer and death. They are therefore widely recognised for their insidious, fearsome and tainted nature.Document
Resource needs for addressing noncommunicable disease in low- and middle-income countries current and future developmentsWorld Health Organization, 2012Low and middle income countries are faced with a range of challenges related to providing efficient and affordable health care. With non-communicable diseases (NCD) on the rise, there is a growing need to be able to estimate resource requirements, costs and expected impact associated with various investment strategies related to prevention and control of NCD.