Noncommunicable Disease – An Emerging Global Health Crisis
(original source Huff Post)
“Over the course of the last 30 years, I have watched women’s cancers go from being a disease that only affects affluent countries to being a global problem. If there was ever any truth to the notion that cancer is mostly a rich country’s problem, the facts no longer support it. The numbers of deaths each year from breast cancer are now equally split between developed and developing countries.
All of us involved in the work of global health, and women’s health in particular, need to better understand what we are up against. And a 2014 report by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) does exactly that.”
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