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Catalyst 300 – Lifestyle & Environmental Diseases

Over two thirds of deaths worldwide are attributed to non-communicable diseases including cardiovascular diseases (17.9 million), cancers (9 million), respiratory diseases (3.8 million), and diabetes (1.6 million). Low income communities and communities of color are disproportionately affected by disease: the majority of premature deaths are attributed to low or lower middle-income countries (WHO, 2018). This challenge therefore addresses the global disease burden of “lifestyle” & environmental diseases worldwide.

Librarian for Catalyst 300 - Poverty & Inequality

Karlyn Schumacher | (920)-748-8750 | [email protected]

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Background Information

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economic inequality,
public health
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health equity , inequality , health and lifestyle , environment and health

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Ripon College Library Catalog

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Poverty and health, inequality, poverty and inequality, environment and health, health equity

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