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Non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: context, determinants and health policy - Miranda - 2008 - Tropical Medicine & International Health - Wiley Online Library2008The rise of non-communicable diseases and their impact in low- and middle-income countries has gained increased attention in recent years. However, the explanation for this rise is mostly an extrapolation from the history of high-income countries whose experience differed from the development processes affecting today’s low- and middle-income countries.DocumentWorld Health Organization, 2013Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes – are the biggest cause of death worldwide. More than 36 million die annually from NCDs (63% of global deaths), including 14 million people who die too young before the age of 70.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015The World Health Organisation (2013) global action plan for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, 2013-2020 outlines a combination of population-wide and individual interventions for prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) deemed to be ‘very costeffective’.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014This Helpdesk report responds to the following query: Produce a report looking at the political economy of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries. Specifically, focus on how rising rates of NCDs, which tend to be highly prevalent in wealthier socio-economic groups, may influence:Document
Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewThe Campbell Collaboration, 2015There are estimated to be over one billion people with disabilities globally and 80% of them live in low- and middle-income countries. They are often excluded from education, health, and employment and other aspects of society leading to an increased risk of poverty.DocumentAlzheimer’s Australia, 2008There is currently very little research into perceptions of dementia across culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. This resource kit is aimed at helping to develop a better understanding of perceptions of dementia within different cultures htat will play an important role in identifying the dementia care needs of many older Australians, their families and carers.OrganisationAlzheimer’s Australia advocates the needs of people living with dementia, and their families and carers.DocumentAlzheimer's Disease International, 2014The purpose of this document is to promote a greater understanding and awareness of the social and economic impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias across the countries of the Asia Pacific region.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2011This report includes sections on:DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2011This report gives an overview of the evidence about the relationship between gestational nutrition, and disposal to non communicable diseases. It notes that smaller size at birth appears to be more related to chronic disease when due to intrauterine growth rather than premature birth. Maternal and fetal nutrition are related to size at birth.