Non-communicable diseases and maternal health: a scoping review

Tabassum Firoz, Beth Pineles, Nishika Navrange, Alyssa Grimshaw, Olufemi Oladapo & Doris Chou
Abstract Background Non-communicable diseases [NCDs] are leading causes of ill health among women of reproductive age and an increasingly important cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Reliable data on NCDs is necessary for accurate measurement and response. However, inconsistent definitions of NCDs make reliable data collection challenging. We aimed to map the current global literature to understand how NCDs are defined, operationalized and discussed during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. Methods For this...
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