Searching with a thematic focus on Non-Communicable Diseases, Health

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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 Library

    The 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.
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    Global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases

    World Health Organization, 2013
    Noncommunicable 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.
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    Affordability of non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015
    The 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’.
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    The Political Economy of NCDs in Low- and MiddleIncome Countries

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    This 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:
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    Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

    The Campbell Collaboration, 2015
    There 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.
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    Perceptions of dementia in ethnic communities

    Alzheimer’s Australia, 2008
    There 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.
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    Alzheimer’s Australia

    Alzheimer’s Australia advocates the needs of people living with dementia, and their families and carers.
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    Dementia in the Asia Pacific Region 2014

    Alzheimer's Disease International, 2014
    The 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.
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    Helpdesk Report: Non communicable diseases

    Department for International Development, UK, 2011
    This report includes sections on:
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    Helpdesk Report: Fetal health and NCDs

    Department for International Development, UK, 2011
    This 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.