Journal article

Inequalities in non-communicable diseases and effective responses

Mariachiara Di Cesare, Young-Ho Khang, Perviz Asaria, Tony Blakely, Melanie J Cowan, Farshad Farzadfar, Ramiro Guerrero, Nayu Ikeda, Catherine Kyobutungi, Kelias P Msyamboza, Sophal Oum, John W Lynch, Michael G Marmot, Majid Ezzati

The Lancet | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2013


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Funding Acknowledgements

MJC is a staff member of WHO. The author alone is responsible for the views expressed in this publication and they do not necessarily represent the decisions, policy, or views of WHO. We thank June Atkinson and Peter Hambly for data, analysis, and methods related to mortality in England and New Zealand; Jorge Duarte for analysis of risk factors in Colombia; and Robert Beaglehole, Ruth Bonita, Pascal Bovet, Shah Ebrahim, Christopher Millett, participants in The Lancet Non-Communicable Disease Series review meetings, and anonymous reviewers for valuable comments on earlier drafts. PA is supported by a Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Fellowship. TB is supported by the Health Research Council of New Zealand. NI is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. CK is supported by a Wellcome Trust research training fellowship. JL is supported by an Australia Fellowship awarded by the National Health and Medical Research Council. ME is supported by a Strategic Award from the UK Medical Research Council and by the National Institute for Health Research Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Analysis of data from England was done by the Small Area Health Statistics Units, funded by the Health Protection Agency in England as part of the Medical Research Council-Health Protection Agency Centre for Environment and Health at Imperial College London.