Chronic non-communicable diseases: a sacrifice on the altar of COVID-19?

Published on May 28, 2020in British Journal of General Practice5.386
· DOI :10.3399/BJGP20X710057
Philippe Domeyer2
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(Hellenic Open University),
Vasiliki Katsari1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UoA: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens),
Anargiros Mariolis19
Estimated H-index: 19
Recently the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres characterised the COVID-19 healthcare crisis as the most challenging the humanity has faced since World War Two.1 In line with primary care’s strategic role in responding to health disasters effectively,2 most of its human and material resources have been allocated in fighting this outbreak, postponing or even disregarding other patients’ needs, including the prevention and management of chronic non-communicable diseases. …
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