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Non-communicable disease prevention policy process in five African countries authors

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dc.contributor.author Juma, Pamela A.
dc.contributor.author Mohamed, Shukri F.
dc.contributor.author Matanje Mwabomba, Beatrice L.
dc.contributor.author Ndinda, Catherine
dc.contributor.author Mapa-Tassou, Clarisse
dc.contributor.author Oluwasanu, Mojisola
dc.contributor.author Oladepo, Oladimeji
dc.contributor.author Abioina, Opeyemi
dc.contributor.author Nkhata, Misheck J.
dc.contributor.author Wisdom, Jennifer P.
dc.contributor.author Mbanya, Jean-Claude
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-18T19:40:46Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-18T19:40:46Z
dc.date.issued 2018-08
dc.identifier.citation https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5825-7 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/57561
dc.description The ANPPA study was funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) grant number 107209–001, through the Africa Population Health Research Center in Nairobi, Kenya. Publication charges were also paid by the IDRC. en
dc.description.abstract The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in sub-Saharan Africa is causing further burden to the health care systems that are least equipped to deal with the challenge. Countries are developing policies to address major NCD risk factors including tobacco use, unhealthy diets, harmful alcohol consumption and physical inactivity. This paper describes NCD prevention policy development process in five African countries (Kenya, South Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, Malawi), including the extent to which WHO “best buy” interventions for NCD prevention have been implemented. en
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher BMC Public Health / Springer Nature en
dc.subject NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES (NCD) en
dc.subject POLICY en
dc.subject AFRICA en
dc.subject KENYA en
dc.subject SOUTH AFRICA en
dc.subject CAMEROON en
dc.subject NIGERIA en
dc.subject MALAWI en
dc.title Non-communicable disease prevention policy process in five African countries authors en
dc.type Article en
idrc.project.number 107209
idrc.project.componentnumber 107209001
idrc.project.title Multi-sectoral action for non-communicable disease prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa en
idrc.copyright.oapermissionsource CC BY 4.0 International en
idrc.dspace.access Open Access en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
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