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Diet and Physical Activity for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Policy Review

  • Carl Lachat,

    Affiliations: Nutrition and Child Health Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Stephen Otchere,

    Affiliation: Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Dominique Roberfroid,

    Affiliation: Nutrition and Child Health Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Abubakari Abdulai,

    Affiliation: Community Nutrition Department, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

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  • Florencia Maria Aguirre Seret,

    Affiliation: International Diabetes Federation, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Jelena Milesevic,

    Affiliation: Centre of Research Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

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  • Godfrey Xuereb,

    Affiliation: Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, Surveillance and Population-Based Prevention Unit, Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Vanessa Candeias,

    Affiliation: Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, Surveillance and Population-Based Prevention Unit, Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Patrick Kolsteren mail

    pkolsteren@itg.be

    Affiliations: Nutrition and Child Health Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Published: June 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001465
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