Research on chronic noncommunicable diseases in Brazil: meeting the challenges of epidemiologic transition.

@article{Moura2012ResearchOC,
  title={Research on chronic noncommunicable diseases in Brazil: meeting the challenges of epidemiologic transition.},
  author={Erly Catarina de Moura and Leonor M Pacheco-Santos and Lilian Rose Peters and Suzanne Jacob Serruya and Reinaldo Guimar{\~a}es},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={240-5}
}
In Brazil, chronic noncommunicable diseases (CNCDs) are the leading cause of death and a major contributor to the national disease burden. This article describes CNCD research funded by the Ministry of Health Department of Science and Technology (DECIT) to support the production and dissemination of scientific evidence for the national health system, in accordance with the National Agenda of Priorities in Health Research, and within the context of Brazil's epidemiologic transition. Data were… CONTINUE READING

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