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

@inproceedings{Tollman2008ImplicationsOM,
  title={Implications of mortality transition for primary health care in rural South Africa: a population-based surveillance study},
  author={Stephen M Tollman and Kathleen Kahn and Benn K. D. Sartorius and Mark A. Collinson and Samuel J. Clark and Michel L. Garenne},
  booktitle={The Lancet},
  year={2008}
}
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 and sociodemographic surveillance started in the Agincourt subdistrict, rural South Africa, in 1992. In a population of 70 000, deaths (n=6153… CONTINUE READING
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