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Introduction

  • Roberto BazzaniEmail author
  • Martin Wiese
Chapter
Part of the Insight and Innovation in International Development book series (IIID, volume 1)

Abstract

Population growth and migration, environmental change and transformation of landscapes, and globalization of trade and economies have changed the kinds of health challenges faced by populations around the world. Wealthier nations, indeed, wealthier people in all nations, face a growing burden of diseases of affluent and sedentary lifestyles: cardiovascular disease; diabetes; cancer; and obesity.

Keywords

Avian Influenza Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Ecosystem Approach Wealthy People Wealthy Nation 
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© International Development Research Centre 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Development Research CentreOttawaCanada

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