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Progress in research of non-communicable diseases


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By Dr. Anthony Miller

Professor Emeritus
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Toronto

Head, Division of Clinical Epidemiology
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum

Presentation at:

    Science, Health and Development: Achievements and Challenges in One Hundred Years of PAHO.
    XXXVII Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research
    Washington, D.C., 12-14 June 2002

    Document No 37/2002.26


  • Several overlapping agendas
  • Basic science research
  • Epidemiology research
  • Public health research
  • Basic research in cancer
  • Effects of oral contraceptives on NCDs
  • Chemoprevention
  • Impact of Epidemiology/Clinical/Public Health Research
  • Conclusions

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