Les maladies chroniques: une épidémie globale

Les maladies chroniques: une épidémie globale

Le premier «Global Status Report» de l'OMS qualifie de «catastrophe rampante» les maladies chroniques telles que les affections cardio-vasculaires, le cancer ou le diabète. Actuellement ces maladies non contagieuses frappent massivement les pays émergents et en voie de développement: 80% des décès dus aux maladies cardio-vasculaires, au cancer ou au diabète se produisent dans les couches de population pauvres et défavorisées des pays émergents ou en voie de développement. (Photo: World Granny/flickr)


Harare's park bench grandmas: 'I speak to them and feel a load is lifted off my heart'

The Guardian The Guardian One in four Zimbabweans suffers from mental illness, but untrained female health workers are setting a new benchmark for the treatment of ...


Coca-Cola’s secret influence on medical and science journalists

A series of journalism conferences on obesity received covert funding from Coca-Cola. Paul Thacker investigates

The British Medical Journal (BMJ) "Industry money was used to covertly influence journalists with the message that exercise is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic, ...


Socioeconomic status and non-communicable disease behavioural risk factors in low-income and lower-middle-income countries:

A systematic review

The Lancet "Non-communicable diseases are the leading global cause of death and disproportionately afflict those living in low-income and lower-middle-income countries ...


New report on digital health released

Broadband Commission Working Group

Fondation Novartis pour un développement durable

Novartis Foundation "The potential for harnessing the exponential growth in information and communications technology (ICT) to meet health challenges is clear. Mobile is the ...


High Prevalence and Incidence of Hypertension among Africans Living with HIV

Press release

Institut Tropical et de Santé Publique Suisse (Swiss TPH)

Swiss TPH About 12% of people living with HIV in rural Tanzania have hypertension at the moment of HIV diagnosis. An additional 10% will develop hypertension during the ...

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