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Tackling chronic diseases

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As disease burden shifts from infectious to chronic conditions such as cancer and heart disease, developing countries face high health and economic costs. How can they better understand the risks and meet the challenge?

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Feature

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Feature

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Priya Shetty explores the truths and the myths about chronic diseases in the developing world.

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Feature

Q&A: Grand challenges in chronic diseases

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Opinion

Better statistics key to tackling chronic diseases

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Opinion

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