The growing burden of noncommunicable disease among persons living with HIV in Zimbabwe

by Mikaela Smit, Jack Olney, Nathan P Ford et al.
AIDS: March 27, 2018, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 773–782

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The authors aim to characterize the future noncommunicable disease (NCD) burden in Zimbabwe to identify future health system priorities. They conclude that NCD services will need to be expanded in Zimbabwe. NCD will need to be integrated into HIV care programmes, although the growing NCD burden amongst uninfected individuals presenting opportunities for additional services developed within HIV care to benefit HIV-negative persons.

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