Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Bangladesh: Now Is the Time

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"Bangladesh is undergoing a double transition-demographic and epidemiological. Increasing life expectancy and declining fertility entail a demographic transition fueling a shift in the disease burden toward noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Yet due to absence of a robust routine health information system in the country, it is hard to accurately assess the disease burden and corresponding risk factors. So, using a wide range of sources, this book looks at the status of major NCDs in Bangladesh (and briefly in South Asia), ...

Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Bangladesh: Now Is the Time 2013, World Bank Publications, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780821399200

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