Strengthening policy and governance to address the growing burden of diabetes in Nepal.

Abstract

Diabetes poses a major challenge to Nepal's health-care system. Deaths due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have increased from 51% of all deaths in the country in 2010 to 60% in 2014. In 2014, diabetes and other essential NCDs accounted for 46% of the total deaths and 22% of premature deaths in the country. As diabetes is common in adults of working age… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/2224-3151.206551

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@article{Upreti2016StrengtheningPA, title={Strengthening policy and governance to address the growing burden of diabetes in Nepal.}, author={Senendra Raj Upreti and Guna Raj Lohani and Akjemal Magtymova and Lonim Prasai Dixit}, journal={WHO South-East Asia journal of public health}, year={2016}, volume={5 1}, pages={40-43} }