Non-Communicable Diseases – A race against time

South Africa faces a race against time to reduce the risk factor profile and rapidly improve the detection and management of the NCDs in those who already have these conditions. With the exception of tobacco use, South African data shows that the pattern of risk factors  for NCDs has deteriorated substantially during the last two decades, and that detection, management and outcomes of care for those with NCDs are still non-optimal.

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Date: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 13:03