Non-Communicable Diseases: The silent pandemic

21 June 2024 | Video AXA Research Fund, University of Cape Town.

Lara Dugas, the AXA Chair in Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology from Loyola University in Chicago, hosted at the University of Cape Town (UCT), reveals how Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) such as obesity and type 2 diabetes are impacting low- and middle-income countries, with 70% of the population being overweight or obese in these regions.

In this first part of her enlightening masterclass, Dugas delves into the global issue of NCDs and how they are no longer confined to high-income countries.

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