Kathleen Strong

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing chronic diseases: how many lives can we save?
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Lancet 366:1578-82. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventing stroke: saving lives around the world
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Neurol 6:182-7. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Preventing cancer through tobacco and infection control: how many lives can we save in the next 10 years?
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:153-61. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Tobacco use in the European region
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:162-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The burden and costs of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries
    Dele O Abegunde
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1929-38. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Preventing chronic disease: a priority for global health
    Kathleen Strong
    Int J Epidemiol 35:492-4. 2006

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing chronic diseases: how many lives can we save?
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Lancet 366:1578-82. 2005
    ..We base the global goal on worldwide projections of deaths by cause for 2005 and 2015. The data are presented for the world, selected countries, and World Bank income groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventing stroke: saving lives around the world
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet Neurol 6:182-7. 2007
    ..Achieving this goal for stroke would result in 6.4 million fewer deaths from stroke from 2005 to 2015. More of these deaths will be averted in low-income and middle-income countries than in high-income countries...
  3. doi request reprint Preventing cancer through tobacco and infection control: how many lives can we save in the next 10 years?
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:153-61. 2008
    ..The scientific knowledge to achieve this goal already exists, and the target could be reached through effective cancer prevention strategies, including tobacco control, hepatitis B vaccination and prevention of cervical cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Tobacco use in the European region
    Kathleen Strong
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:162-8. 2008
    ..The overall prevalence declines slightly by 2015 for male daily smokers to 33.5% but increases for female daily smokers to 20.1%. The increase in female smokers is most apparent in the eastern, southern and western parts of Europe...
  5. ncbi request reprint The burden and costs of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries
    Dele O Abegunde
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1929-38. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Preventing chronic disease: a priority for global health
    Kathleen Strong
    Int J Epidemiol 35:492-4. 2006