Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries in Latin America and the Caribbean: Time for Action


September 2006 | Volume 3 | Issue 9 | e344 The great burden that noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries have on lowincome and middle-income countries is well recognized [1,2]. Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries as a group of middle-income countries are no exception to this neglected epidemic. In this Essay, we review the impact on public… (More)

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