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Burden of non-communicable diseases in South Asia: Authors' reply

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7454.1499-b (Published 17 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1499
  1. Abdul Ghaffar, public health specialist (ghaffara@who.int),
  2. K Srinath Reddy, professor,
  3. Monica Singhi, research assistant
  1. Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, Switzerland
  2. Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  3. Initiative for Cardiovascular Health Research in the Developing Countries, New Delhi

    EDITOR—Ahmad and Bhopal's concern about the inadequate data available to document a rise in the prevalence of coronary heart disease in India is justified. This reinforces our own expressed concerns about inadequate data from South Asia on non-communicable disease related burdens and their trends.

    Despite the …

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