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Big rise in diseases linked to ageing and lifestyle increases healthcare burden

  • Explain the shift from communicable to non communicable diseases as a major cause of death in the last 25 years

  • With reference to the first bar chart, outline the forecast change in DALYs by cause from 2022 to 2050

  • Outline where the greatest declines in disease burden have been and in which regions

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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