Tackling chronic disease in developing countries

Masoud Mirzaei and Stephen R Leeder
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2006.tb00370.x
Published online: 8 May 2006

Although health improvement is central to three of the eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that seek to halve poverty by 2015, chronic diseases are not mentioned. This is epidemiologically way off beam and politically erratic.

  • Masoud Mirzaei
  • Stephen R Leeder



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