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Global prevention and control of NCDs: Limitations of the standard approach

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dc.contributor.author Pearce, Neil
dc.contributor.author Ebrahim, Shah
dc.contributor.author McKee, Martin
dc.contributor.author Lamptey, Peter
dc.contributor.author Barreto, Mauricio L.
dc.contributor.author Matheson, Don
dc.contributor.author Walls, Helen
dc.contributor.author Foliaki, Sunia
dc.contributor.author Miranda, J. Jaime
dc.contributor.author Chimeddamba, Oyun
dc.contributor.author Garcia-Marcos, Luis
dc.contributor.author Haines, Andy
dc.contributor.author Vineis, Paolo
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:52:41Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:52:41Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5357
dc.description.abstract The five-target '25 x 25' strategy for tackling the emerging global epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) focuses on four diseases (CVD, diabetes, cancer, and chronic respiratory disease), four risk factors (tobacco, diet and physical activity, dietary salt, and alcohol), and one cardiovascular preventive drug treatment. The goal is to decrease mortality from NCDs by 25 per cent by the year 2025. The 'standard approach' to the '25 x 25' strategy has the benefit of simplicity, but also has major weaknesses. These include lack of recognition of: (i) the fundamental drivers of the NCD epidemic; (ii) the 'missing NCDs', which are major causes of morbidity; (iii) the 'missing causes' and the 'causes of the causes'; and (iv) the role of health care and the need for integration of interventions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Springer
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1745-655X
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Global Health en_US
dc.subject Developing Countries en_US
dc.subject Delivery of Health Care en_US
dc.subject Health Policy en_US
dc.subject Chronic Disease/prevention & control en_US
dc.subject Healthy People Programs en_US
dc.title Global prevention and control of NCDs: Limitations of the standard approach en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1057/jphp.2015.29
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.05


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