Management of NCD in low- and middle-income countries.

  title={Management of NCD in low- and middle-income countries.},
  author={William Checkley and Hassen Ghannem and Vilma Edith Irazola and Sylvester N. Kimaiyo and Naomi Sharlene Levitt and J Jaime Miranda and Louis Wilhelmus Niessen and Dorairaj Prabhakaran and Cristina Rabad{\'a}n-Diehl and Manuel Ramirez-Zea and Adolfo Rubinstein and A Sigamani and Richard S. Smith and Nikhil Tandon and Yangfeng Wu and Denis Xavier and Lijing L Yan},
  journal={Global heart},
  volume={9 4},
Noncommunicable disease (NCD), comprising cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, are increasing in incidence rapidly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Some patients have access to the same treatments available in high-income countries, but most do not, and different strategies are needed. Most research on noncommunicable diseases has been conducted in high-income countries, but the need for research in LMICs has been recognized. LMICs can… CONTINUE READING
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