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We are fighting a silent epidemic. The prevalence of diabetes and chronic diseases in emerging countries is high, particularly in Africa. Unfortunately, the exact figures are largely unknown.
Estimates range from 5-20% across various groups and observations indicate an upward trend, accelerated by urbanisation and the rise in living standards. Public infrastructure is lagging behind. Investment in healthcare is limited. Governments are just beginning to consider non-communicable diseases as a public issue.