Monthly Archives: July 2018

An overview on Non Communicable diseases in Burundi.

NCDs, including cancer, diabetes, heart and lung diseases, constitute the major reason for mortality globally and accounted for 72% of all deaths in 2016[1] of which nearly half were people younger than 60 years (so-called premature deaths). Nearly 3/4 of NCD deaths and most premature deaths (82%) occur in low and middle income countries (LMICs). […]

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