Integration of non-communicable diseases in health care: tackling the double burden of disease in African settings

@inproceedings{Temu2014IntegrationON,
  title={Integration of non-communicable diseases in health care: tackling the double burden of disease in African settings},
  author={Florence Temu and Marcus Leonhardt and Jane Y. Carter and Sylla Thiam},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2014}
}
Sub-Saharan African countries now face the double burden of Non Communicable and Communicable Diseases. This situation represents a major threat to fragile health systems and emphasises the need for innovative integrative approaches to health care delivery. Health services need to be reorganised to address populations' needs holistically and effectively leverage resources in already resource-limited settings. Access and delivery of quality health care should be reinforced and implemented at… CONTINUE READING

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