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Title: On the cusp of disease transition in Myanmar
Date of publication: 29 October 2013
Description/subject: "Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading global cause of death and disability. Between and within countries, however, there is still a marked diversity in the causes and nature of this disease transition. In Myanmar, economic and political reforms, and the ways in which these intersect with health, have created a unique public health and development context with major ramifications for public health. Myanmar’s transition creates anl opportunity to learn from the public health and development mistakes made elsewhere, but signs are at present that the rush towards short term economic opportunities is taking precedence. This piece illustrates some of the local dynamics that drive NCDs in Myanmar, and potential entry points for the international community to help address Myanmar’s next major health challenge..."
Author/creator: Sam Byfield and Maeve Kennedy, Guest Contributors
Language: English
Source/publisher: "New Mandala"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 14 July 2014


Title: Wikipedia section on Diabetes
Language: English
Source/publisher: Wikipedia
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2008


Individual Documents

Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 40 -- Non-Communicable Diseases
Date of publication: September 2010
Description/subject: TABLE OF CONTENTS: NCD DEFINITION and RISK FACTORS... STROKE... ASTHMA vs. COPD... DIABETES MELLITUS... EPIGASTRIC PAIN... CANCER... ALCOHOL USE DISORDER
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2011