Policy challenges of non-communicable disease
Non-communicable diseases are the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the Asia-Pacific region, creating huge health and economic burdens and serious challenges to health systems.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
WP25Health system preparedness for responding to the growing burden of non-communicable disease – a case study of Bangladesh
Bangladesh has been going through a rapid epidemiologic transition in which non-communicable diseases (NCDs) now account for two-thirds of all deaths.
Tuesday 13 September 2011
Non-communicable diseases will soon be the greatest killer in developing countries, where health systems are ill-equipped to tackle such a complex issue. What health system reforms can change this?
- Technical Review meeting - October 2011
- The Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies Conference - September 2010