Commonwealth Health Ministers' Update 2011

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Commonwealth Secretariat, 2011 - Health planning - 168 pages
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Produced for the annual Commonwealth Health Ministers' Meeting, the Commonwealth Health Ministers' Update 2011 is a resource for ministers on topical health priorities. The theme for the 2011 Meeting is "Non-communicable diseases - A priority for the Commonwealth."

This accompanying Update provides comprehensive and essential information on the non-communicable disease epidemic:
* An overview of non-communicable diseases in the Commonwealth
* Prevalence reports from Commonwealth regions
* How Commonwealth countries are responding to noncommunicable diseases
* How to protect vulnerable groups within country populations
* Case studies of key initiatives to control non-communicable diseases
* The economic impact of non-communicable diseases

A special reference section summarizes the latest information on non-communicable diseases in the Commonwealth and the responses by member countries.
 

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Contents

Welcome message 058 Cardiovascular disease in HIV infection
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Health professionals across the Commonwealth
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Ian Magrath and Mark Lodge 068 Delivering universal primary care services for noncommunicable
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Noncommunicable diseases in the Economic Community of West factor for noncommunicable diseases
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Dr Jeanetta K Johnson and Dr Ismail Thiam Rachel Kitonyo
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factors in the Pacific Islands region 093 Sponsored feature Young Professionals Global Chronic Disease
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R Patel and Raj S Bhopal Khandelwal Sandeep Kishore Modi Mwatsama Nikka Rapkin
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Response to noncommunicable diseases communicable diseases in the Commonwealth
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Case studies
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Appendix
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Guyana
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