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By Ama deGraft Aikins, Charles Agyemang

Low and heart source of revenue international locations in Africa, Asia and Latin the United States undergo an important share of the worldwide burden of persistent non-communicable illnesses. This e-book synthesizes facts throughout nations that percentage comparable socio-economic, developmental and public future health profiles, together with fast urbanization, globalization and poverty. offering insights on profitable and sustainable interventions and guidelines, it exhibits the way to gradual and opposite the emerging burden of continual illnesses in resource-poor settings

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About one-third of CHD is attributable to high cholesterol globally. 7 million disability-adjusted life years [61]. High cholesterol is a major cause of disease burden in both highincome countries and LMICs as a risk factor for CHD and stroke [62]. In 2008, the global prevalence of high total cholesterol among adults was 39%. The prevalence was higher in women (40%) than in men (37%). In general, raised cholesterol is higher in high-income countries than in LMICs. However, evidence suggests that the levels are increasing in LMICs.

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2004) The nutrition transition: worldwide obesity dynamic and their determinants. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders 28, S2–S9. 58. , Doneda, A. and Genovesi, S. (2014) The burden of hypertension and kidney disease in Northeast India: the Institute for Indian Mother and Child Noncommunicable Diseases Project. Scientific World Journal 2014, 320869. 59. J. G. (2002) Physical activity and its relationship with obesity hypertension and diabetes in urban and rural Cameroon.

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