, also known as chronic diseases, are not passed from person to person and in most cases are of long duration with a prolonged course and usually have slow progression.
Against the looming epidemic of non-communicable diseases(NCDs) like hypertension and diabetes in Africa, a medical expert, Professor Ikechi Okpechi ,has called for the strengthening of research on non-communicable diseases
in low and medium income countries (LMIC) to raise the standard of care and stop their deaths.
THE main non-communicable diseases
are cardiovascular conditions, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes and hypertension.
(NCDs), also known as chronic diseases, are not passed from person to person and in most cases are of long duration with a prolonged course and usually have slow progression.
The national chronic non-communicable diseases
(NCD) committee convened its second meeting of the year at the main meeting room of the Ministry of Health (MoH).
The meeting touched upon the preparation of organizing the first non-communicable diseases
forum, due to be held next December.
account up to 29 per cent of deaths in Kenya.
As Botswana battles with the scourge of non-communicable diseases
, Mr Butale said the Ministry had executed paradigm shift to ensure that non-communicable diseases
were not left out in the approach to ensure healthy lifestyle for all in this country.
, such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, are collectively responsible for over 70% of deaths worldwide, an estimated 41 million people.
Founded in 2014, Brandmed has developed an integrated solution to address outcomes and value-based care for patients with chronic lifestyle and non-communicable diseases
The VC said our country was already grappled in economic problems and it was about to witness another 'slow motion disaster', the burden of obesity and non-communicable diseases
witness another "slow motion disaster", the burden of obesity and non-communicable diseases