Silent Killer Diseases That Can Be Controlled

Non-communicable diseases still kill and threaten many people in Africa but Francois Ndikumwenayo, a lecturer at the University of Burundi and President of Burundi NCD Alliance, says these diseases can be controlled, and even prevented.



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