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Chronic Disease Challenges in the Caribbean

Authors:

Trevor Hassell ,

Healthy Caribbean Coalition, Bridgetown, BB
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Anselm Hennis

Department of Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, US
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Abstract

Highlights

  • The Caribbean sub-region has the highest premature mortality from NCD in the Americas.
  • Sustained political leadership and multisectoral action to prevent and control NCD is required.
  • Scale-up of technical and financial support to SIDS by the international community is needed.
How to Cite: Hassell T, Hennis A. Chronic Disease Challenges in the Caribbean. Global Heart. 2016;11(4):437–8. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.10.019
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Published on 01 Dec 2016.

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