Tackling non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: is the evidence from high-income countries all we need?

PLoS Med. 2013;10(1):e1001377. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001377. Epub 2013 Jan 29.


Shah Ebrahim and colleagues argue that more research on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in both high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries can result in mutual benefits and will help better address the growing burden of NCDs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Developed Countries* / economics
  • Developing Countries* / economics
  • Disease* / economics
  • Humans
  • Income
  • Research / economics*
  • Research / organization & administration*