Convergence of infectious and non-communicable disease epidemics in rural South Africa: a cross-sectional, population-based multimorbidity study

The researcher conducted community-based disease phenotyping for HIV, tuberculosis, elevated blood pressure, and elevated blood glucose, and analysed demographic and geospatial patterns of multimorbidity to inform future public health and scientific priorities in HIV endemic African populations. While the majority of HIV-positive individuals are on effective chronic treatment , most people with active tuberculosis, elevated blood pressure, and elevated blood glucose have undiagnosed or suboptimally treated disease. The Lancet Global Health

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