Implications of mortality transition for primary health care in rural South Africa: a population-based surveillance study

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BACKGROUND In southern Africa, a substantial health transition is underway, with the heavy burden of chronic infectious illness (HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis) paralleled by the growing threat of non-communicable diseases. We investigated the extent and nature of this health transition and considered the implications for primary health care. METHODS Health… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61399-9

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@inproceedings{Tollman2008ImplicationsOM, title={Implications of mortality transition for primary health care in rural South Africa: a population-based surveillance study}, author={Stephen Tollman and Kathleen Kahn and Benn K. D. Sartorius and Mark A. Collinson and S. James Clark and Michel L. Garenne}, booktitle={The Lancet}, year={2008} }