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Tackling Non-Communicable Diseases In Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Is the Evidence from High-Income Countries All We Need?

  • Shah Ebrahim mail,

    shah.ebrahim@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • Neil Pearce,

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand

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  • Liam Smeeth,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Juan P. Casas,

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Shabbar Jaffar,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Peter Piot

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: January 29, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001377
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Shah Ebrahim, Neil Pearce, Liam Smeeth, Juan P. Casas, Shabbar Jaffar, Peter Piot
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Shah Ebrahim
South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
Neil Pearce
Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Juan P. Casas
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: shah.ebrahim@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors work in applied NCD health research and could benefit from any increased attention and research financing directed towards NCDs.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SE NP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SE NP LS JPC SJ PP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SE NP LS JPC SJ PP. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SE NP LS JPC SJ PP.