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International Congress

October 2019 The 11th DOHaD World Congress which will be held in Melbourne, Australia in October 2019.  The Congress is hosted by the DOHaD Society of Australia and New Zealand.

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Formation of the Africa Chapter of DOHaD

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Developmental origins of health and disease in Africa—influencing early life: Article in The Lancet Justine Ina Davies, Andrew John Macnab, Peter Byass, Shane A Norris, Moffat Nyirenda, Atul Singhal, et al. It is well established that Africa is undergoing rapid transitions resulting in a triple burden of malnutrition, infectious diseases, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).1, 2 That health systems are unlikely to be able to cope with this burden is also widely noted.1, 2 What is less often discussed outside academic circles is the degree to which infectious diseases...

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DOHaD Africa Chapter's virtual home is hosted by the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development in partnership with South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation.