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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
...: The prevalence of CKD in Brazil, India, Nigeria, Portugal, and South Africa is, respectively, 5.8–25.2, 13–17.2, 7.8–23.5, 6.1–20.7, and 6.4–17.3%, and is higher among the most disadvantaged populations. Challenges: The present study intends to make an intersection between health sciences, considering...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... diversity. These issues should be treated in unison, but also with more holistic solutions. Mainstreaming “traditional” Smart Foods back as staples across Africa and Asia is part of the “Smart Food” approach. Smart Foods are food items that fulfill the criteria of being good for you, the planet...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 83
Published: 19 February 2019
EISBN: 978-3-318-06389-9
... systems in developing countries and specifically in Sub-Saharan Africa, India and South America and by extension, most patients in the developing world. Management of hypopharyngeal cancer must be adapted to the availability of specialised diagnostic and therapeutic services, radiotherapy and surgical...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... on Nutrition (2016-2025) [ 2 ]. Though resources devoted to overcoming malnutrition are mounting, current trends are off track for meeting the 2025 goals particularly in sub-Saharan Africa [ 3 , 4 ]. In this chapter, we aim to contribute to this body of work by applying a rights consistent approach...
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract Unlike many countries where the trends in tuberculosis (TB) before and after World War II (WWII) can be assumed to be mainly a result of the war, in South Africa there were extreme political and economic changes before, during, and after WWII, making it impossible to separate...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... Abstract In Africa and South Asia, where nutrition insecurity is severe, two of the most prominent production technologies are genetically modified (GM) crops and certified organic agriculture. We analyze the potential impact pathways from agricultural production to nutrition. Our review...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 179
Published: 01 December 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02604-7
... Africa to whom the delivery of primary healthcare often devolves. An international faculty of experts delivered the educational programme to nurses from seven countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and involved over 175 participants, most of whom have responsibility for the education or in-service training...
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Series: Medicine and Sport Science
Volume: 60
Published: 15 September 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02577-4
... Abstract In the last 50 years, sub-Saharan Africa has witnessed a significant increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), from <1% recorded in some countries in the 1960s to a regional prevalence of 4.3% in 2012 (compared with a current global prevalence of 6.4...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 178
Published: 01 February 2013
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9989-4
... Abstract Gender-based violence (GBV) is an important risk factor for ill health among adult women in South Africa, particularly mental health problems. Adult women in the general population who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) and rape have a much higher prevalence of depression...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 63
Published: 17 March 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9010-5
... Abstract Africa is the final continent to be affected by the nutrition transition and, as elsewhere, is characterized by the paradoxical coexistence of malnutrition and obesity. Several features of the obesity epidemic in Africa mirror those in other emerging nations: it penetrates the richer...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 32
Published: 22 October 2002
EISBN: 978-3-318-00882-1
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 86
Published: 20 April 2000
EISBN: 978-3-318-00473-1
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 79
Published: 26 August 1996
EISBN: 978-3-318-04263-4
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