Article Archive for September 2011
Posted in Research in Progress on 29 September 2011
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Kenyatta University and the CHEO-HALO group are preparing to conduct a study that will examine the influence of behavioural, physical, social, and policy environments on the relationship between lifestyle characteristics and weight gain in school aged children. This study, called … [read more]
Posted in Media Coverage on 26 September 2011
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Kenya’s Vision 2030 will only be realised if we put concerted efforts towards addressing the public health problem caused by NCDs.
To this end, Kenyatta University,
Posted in Media Coverage on 21 September 2011
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The global burden of disease is shifting from infectious to non-communicable diseases.
Heart complications, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and cancer – commonly referred to as
Posted in Announcements on 19 September 2011
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It is true. The global burden of disease is shifting from infectious diseases (communicable) to non-communicable diseases (NCD’s). This trend is resulting in a rapid increase in chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and cancer. … [read more]