Non-communicable disease (NCD) are increasing in low and mid income countries (LMICs). The greatest burden of NCDs is from cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers and chronic respiratory illnesses.
Journal articlesRISK FACTORS PREVENTIONPublished dateThursday, August 2, 2018 - 04:00
One thing leads to another – commodities, linkages and industrial development : a conceptual overviewPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Coherence of food and agricultural policies with non-communicable disease prevention in South Africa
South Africa has one of the highest burdens of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa. For example, 42% of women in the country and one-third of men are overweight or obese.
Journal articlesLIVELIHOODS HIV/AIDS Climate change NUTRITION ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Linking poverty, HIV/AIDS and climate change to human and ecosystem vulnerability in Southern Africa : consequences for livelihoods and sustainable ecosystem management
People in southern Africa are facing escalating levels of risk, uncertainty and consequently vulnerability as a result ofPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Journal articlesHOUSEHOLD SURVEYS URBAN AREAS LEVELS OF EDUCATION ETHNIC GROUPS LABOUR MARKET GENDER DISCRIMINATION HOUSEHOLD INCOME
In this paper, we measure, compare and analyse gender and ethnic earnings gaps in seven West African capitals
using data from an original series of urban household surveys. Our results show that gender earningsPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Journal articlesWORKING CONDITIONS INFORMAL SECTOR VULNERABLE GROUPS DISADVANTAGED GROUPS UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE INCOME DISTRIBUTION PRIVATE SECTOR
This article develops indicators of vulnerability in employment in seven economic capitals of West Africa and studies their links with individual incomes.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesWORKING CONDITIONS WAGE DETERMINATION INCOME DISTRIBUTION SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
In this paper we assess the relative contribution of working conditions to wage determination with an
emphasis on differences along the earnings distribution. A survey of British employees in 2001 rich inPublished dateFriday, January 2, 2009 - 05:00
Increasing consumption of unhealthy diets is fuelling the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) across Sub-Saharan Africa.
In the case of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Western Africa which claimed over 11,000 lives, the virus propagated faster than reliable data. Local journalists faced an unprecedented epidemic and a shortage of credible information.Published date2017
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