Non-Communicable Diseases

We coordinate Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC), a global network of health scientists and practitioners who collaborate to provide rigorous and timely global data on risk factors for NCDs. We also study the descriptive epidemiology of various NCDs, with emphasis on the role of public health and clinical interventions in disease trends and patterns. We work closely with the World Health Organization, and are designated as the WHO Collaborating Centre on NCD Surveillance and Epidemiology.

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Engelgau MM, Peprah E, Sampson UK, Mishoe H, Benjamin IJ, Douglas PS, Hochman JS, Ridker PM, Brandes N, Checkley W, El-Saharty S, Ezzati M, Hennis A, Jiang L, Krumholz HM, Lamourelle G, Makani J, Narayan KM, Ohene-Frempong K, Straus SE, Stuckler D, Chambers DA, Belis D, Bennett GC, Boyington JE, Creazzo TL, de Jesus JM, Krishnamurti C, Lowden MR, Punturieri A, Shero ST, Young NS, Zou S, Mensah GA.

Perspectives from NHLBI global health think tank meeting for late stage (T4) translation research.

Global Heart, 2017, 12(4): 341-348.

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NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC) - Africa Working Group

Trends in obesity and diabetes across Africa from 1980 to 2014: an analysis of pooled population-based studies.

International Journal of Epidemiology, 2017, 46(5): 1421–1432.

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Islami F, Chen W, Yu XQ, Lortet-Tieulent J, Zheng R, Flanders WD, Xia C, Thun MJ, Gapstur SM, Ezzati M, Jemal A.

Cancer deaths and cases attributable to lifestyle factors and infections in China, 2013

Annals of Oncology, 2017, 28(10): 2567-2574 .

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Ezzati M.

Excess weight and multimorbidity: putting people's health experience in risk factor epidemiology.

Lancet Public Health , 2017, 2(6): e252–e253.

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Ezzati M, Zhou B, Riley L, Stevens GA, Hajifathalian K, Danaei G on behalf of the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration.

Challenges of monitoring global diabetes prevalence

Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 2017, 5(3): 162.

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Non Communicable Diseases