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Non-communicable diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa : the case for cohort studies
(Public Library of Science, 2010-05-11)
We believe there is an urgent need for longitudinal cohorts based in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This conclusion is drawn from the fact that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause a large and growing disease burden (please ...
Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study
(Co-Action Publishing, 2015-05-25)
Background: Large prospective epidemiologic studies are vital in determining disease etiology and forming national health policy. Yet, such studies do not exist in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) notwithstanding the growing ...