Developmental origins of health and disease in Africa-influencing early life

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Authors

  • Andrew John Macnab
  • Peter Byass
  • Shane A Norris
  • Moffat Nyirenda
  • Atul Singhal
  • Eugene Sobngwi
  • Abdallah S Daar

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; Department of Paediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Umeå Centre for Global Health research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.
  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; MRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Paediatrics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit, Entebbe, Uganda.
  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; Great Ormond Street Hospital, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK.
  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
  • Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre at Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa; Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, ON, Canada.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e244-e245
JournalLancet Global Health
Volume6
Issue number3
Early online date9 Feb 2018
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018

Keywords

  • Africa/epidemiology, Child, Communicable Diseases/epidemiology, Cost of Illness, Humans, Malnutrition/epidemiology, Noncommunicable Diseases/epidemiology, Risk Factors