Improvement of oral health in Africa in the 21st century - The role of the who global oral health programme

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  title={Improvement of oral health in Africa in the 21st century - The role of the who global oral health programme},
  author={Poul Petersen},
  year={2004}
}
Chronic diseases and injuries are overtaking communicable diseases as the leading health problems in all but a few parts of the world. This rapidly changing global disease pattern is closely linked to changing lifestyles which include diet rich in sugars. widespread use of tobacco and increased consumption of alcohol. These lifestyle factors also significantly impact oral health. and oral diseases qualify as major public health problems owing to their high prevalence and incidence in all… CONTINUE READING

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