This report presents evidence that diabetes is a global epidemic. It contains comprehensive information in the following sections: What is diabetes?; The Global Burden; Regional Overviews; Diabetes and Development; Linking Local to Global; Resources and Solutions; References; Additional Resources. This report is useful for health professionals, scientists, economists, policy-makers, and national and international agencies
The report critically reviews the recommendations of Alma-Ata, and includes a chapter on adapting PHC for the year 2000 and beyond. There is also a 16 page resource list and a copy of the original Alma-Ata declaration and recommendations.
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