Burden of non-communicable diseases in South Asia: Authors' replyBMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7454.1499-b (Published 17 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1499
- Abdul Ghaffar, public health specialist ([email protected]),
- K Srinath Reddy, professor,
- Monica Singhi, research assistant
- Global Forum for Health Research, Geneva, Switzerland
- Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
- 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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