oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Global strategies to prevent non-communicable diseases : a view for the low-income societies
|Article Title||Global strategies to prevent non-communicable diseases : a view for the low-income societies|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Author||Noel W. Solomons|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
|Pages||182 - 185|
Two facts of public health in the low-income societies are becoming overwhelmingly apparent. First, the incidence and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has been accelerating rapidly throughout the world (not just in affluent, industrialised nations), with deaths from heart disease and cancer surpassing those from infections and undernutrition.
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