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Youth Engagement for NCD Prevention Policies: Rising NCD in India and Youth as Change Enablers

Authors:

Ishu Kataria ,

Research Triangle Institute International, New Delhi, IN; Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network, Boston, MA, US
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Jennifer L. Cruz

Research Triangle Institute International, New Delhi, IN; Fulbright-Nehru Student Research Program (India), New Delhi, IN
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Abstract

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  • Youth make up 19% of the total population in India.
  • Evidence shows that it is feasible to include youth in discussions surrounding policy reform.
  • We must include youth in a meaningful way at policy-making level to reduce the chronic disease burden in India.
How to Cite: Kataria I, Cruz JL. Youth Engagement for NCD Prevention Policies: Rising NCD in India and Youth as Change Enablers. Global Heart. 2017;12(3):245–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2017.02.001
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Published on 01 Sep 2017.
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