Publications Related to "Rachel Nugent"


Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders (CVRDs) are the leading causes of adult death worldwide, and substantial inequalities in care of patients with CVRDs exist between countries of high income and countries of low and middle income...


Universal health coverage and intersectoral action for health

The World Bank is publishing nine volumes of Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition (DCP3) between 2015 and 2018. Volume 9, Improving Health and Reducing Poverty, summarises the main messages from all the volumes and contains cross-cutting...


Addressing NCDs

Despite the mounting evidence that they impede social and economic development, increase inequalities, and perpetuate poverty, Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) remain largely absent from the agendas of major development assistance initiatives. In...


On the economics of managing blood pressure- Author's reply

We appreciate the letter from Marjan Attaei and Salim Yusuf in which they express concern that the cost estimates for treating hypertension cited by the Lancet Commission on Hypertension1 might be misleading because it is unclear whether the...