Looking at non-communicable diseases in Uganda through a local lens: an analysis using locally derived data

@inproceedings{Schwartz2014LookingAN,
  title={Looking at non-communicable diseases in Uganda through a local lens: an analysis using locally derived data},
  author={Jeremy I Schwartz and David Guwatudde and Rachel A Nugent and Charles Mondo Kiiza},
  booktitle={Globalization and Health},
  year={2014}
}
The demographic and nutritional transitions taking place in Uganda, just as in other low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), are leading to accelerating growth of chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Though still sparse, locally derived data on NCDs in Uganda has increased greatly over the past five years and will soon be bolstered by the first nationally representative data set on NCDs. Using these available local data, we describe the landscape of the globally recognized major NCDs… CONTINUE READING

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