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Leonida Shitambasi shows off her small holder farm in Homa Bay County, Kisumu, Kenya. Shitambasi and her husband grow leafy greens, vegetables and other food staples at their farm. Photo: Katie G. Nelson, RTI International

Leonida Shitambasi shows off her small holder farm in Homa Bay County, Kisumu, Kenya. Shitambasi and her husband grow leafy greens, vegetables and other food staples at their farm. Photo: Katie G. Nelson, RTI International

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Mentorship Builds Global Scientific Writing Capacity on Heart Disease

EAP participant and special section author Mandar Kannure engaging with providers in Mumbai during his hypertension control project (January 2019). Photo: Dr. Mandar Kannure

More than three-quarters (32 million) of deaths from global noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) occur in low- and middle-income countries, yet there is a shortage of published research led by authors from these areas due to limited resources. Increasing the number of peer-reviewed, published articles from local health researchers is critical to understanding the local burden of NCDs, informing public health planning and developing timely and effective interventions.