Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Kenya
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How might we improve chronic disease prevention and control in Kenya?
Kenya is experiencing a transition in its disease burden from infections to noncommunicable conditions. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major public health concern with significant social and economic implications in terms of health care needs, lost productivity and premature death.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 27% of total deaths and for 50% of total hospital admissions in Kenya. Major risk factors for NCDs include tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diets and physical inactivity. Fortunately, with appropriate expertise and resources, NCDs are largely preventable.
Scroll down to our linked documents and read more about the challenges, needs and fields of opportunities in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Kenya.
- Prevention & control
- Health Data
- Accessibility & affordability
- Prevention & raising awareness
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