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International network explores the economics of noncommunicable diseases

International network explores the economics of noncommunicable diseases

When asked about the leading causes of death in low- and middle-income countries, Americans may imagine men and women dying from HIV, malnutrition, or infectious diseases. Yet in nearly 90% of countries, people are more likely to die prematurely from a noncommunicable disease (NCD) like heart disease, cancer, or diabetes…

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