Tackling Chronic Disease - A Policy Framework for the Management of Chronic Diseases

Date: 
2008-06-24
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Tackling Chronic Disease – A Policy Framework for the Management of Chronic Diseases Chronic diseases are recognised as a major health challenge. In the healthcare system, they represent the major component of service activity and expenditure, as well as the major contributor to mortality and ill-health in this country. Given the population projections which predict a doubling of the elderly population over the next 30 years, this will give rise to a significant increase in chronic diseases with the consequent burden on society, the healthcare system and individuals. Click here to download PDF 1.8mb
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Identifier: 
10.14655/771574-773708
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text
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Department of Health (Ireland)
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Language=en