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Young people and noncommunicable diseases - Vulnerable to disease, vital for change

Abstract:

Youth have a right to health, but that is not adequately reflected in our societies and health systems. In fact, for cancer, diabetes, chronic lung disease, and cardiovascular diseases ‑ so‑called noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) ‑ more than two‑thirds of preventable adult deaths are associated with behavior that started in adolescence. Many young people are well aware of how drastically NCDs will affect their generation in the current system and have taken the challenge to change the discours...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.4103/jncd.jncd_7_18

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Author
Publisher:
Medknow Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Noncommunicable Diseases Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
45-48
Publication date:
2018-06-26
Acceptance date:
2018-04-01
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EISSN:
2468-8835
ISSN:
2468-8827
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pubs:859739
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uuid:12fbde0b-9fba-491c-9ebf-118e01945453
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pubs:859739
Deposit date:
2018-06-29

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