"Africa rising" and the shifting disease burden

From Africa is a Country Wed Nov 28 2012, 15:00:25

In recent years, there has been increasing attention in academic and policy circles to the problem of non-communicable diseases in Africa. Some have gone so far as to identify a "shifting disease burden," wherein conditions such as diabetes and hypertension are taking over from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis as the most serious medical problems facing [...]

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