Syndemics of chronic and acute diseases in vulnerable populations
This study portends to develop and improve the welfare and well-being of vulnerable populations in the interactions or co-morbidities or co-occurrence of re-emerging infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes or metabolic syndrome in contextually, socioeconomic milieu; provide newfangled healthcare research modalities and techniques to vulnerable populations globally; develop and promote evidence-based strategies to mitigate or eradicate health development challenges via inter alia providing innovative research funding to curb inequitable gender norms, perceived internalized stigma, validate a measure of rights-based access to healthcare in co-occurrence of acute and chronic diseases with minimal costs or prices within the spectrum of vulnerable populations. Regarding socioeconomic status and income as facilitator, it is pertinent that public health and national economy modify the allocation of healthcare expenditures to presenting social programmes. One major constraint is that a vast majority of the data on the epidemiology of the interface between chronic and acute disorders with undergirding socioeconomic factors emerge from developed countries, whereas the population at risk are in LMICs.
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