The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in sub-Saharan Africa is causing further burden to the health care systems that are least equipped to deal with the challenge.
Journal articlesPolicyPublished dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
Journal articlesDISEASES HEALTH POLICY LOW INCOME GROUPS MIDDLE CLASS INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS CASE STUDIES COUNTRY STUDIES PROPHYLAXIS POLICY MAKING RESEARCH NETWORKS
Facilitators and barriers in the formulation and implementation of tobacco control policies in Kenya : a qualitative study
In this paper we use a case study design, an approach that facilitates an inquiry of a phenomenon over a period of time using a variety of data sources in order to identify qualities that are true .Published dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
Journal articlesTOBACCO CONTROL Policy
Influence of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on tobacco legislation and policies in sub-Saharan Africa
The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, enforced in 2005, was a watershed international treaty that stipulated requirements for signatories to govern the production, sale, distribution, advertisement, and taxationPublished dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
Journal articlesNON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES RISK FACTORS
Multi-sectoral action in non-communicable disease prevention policy development in five African countries
The rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa requires a multi-sectoral action (MSA) in their prevention and control.Published dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
In response to the rising burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Kenya, the Ministry of Health launched the Kenya National Strategy for the Prevention and Control of NCDs 2015-2020.
Poor quality diets are considered one of the leading contributors to the global burden of disease.
Call for expression of interest launched: Producing evidence to inform policy changes in the prevention of non-transmissible diseases
IDRC has launched a call for expression of interest for research pertaining to public health policies targeting non-communicable diseases in five countries.Published dateFriday, 24. May 2019 - 12:00
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Call for expression of interest: Evidence building for policy action on non-communicable disease preventionDeadlineFriday, June 14, 2019 - 23:30
Turning off the “TAPS” : strategies to control tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in KenyaPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesINFLUENZA IN BIRDS INFLUENZA A VIRUS, H5N1 SUBTYPE
We tested the ability of retrocyclin 2, a type of h defensin, to protect cells and chicken embryos from infection by H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00