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Innovative strategies targeting obesity and non-communicable diseases in South Africa: what can we learn from the private healthcare sector?

Lambert EV, Kolbe-Alexander TL.

Obes Rev. 2013 Nov;14 Suppl 2:141-9. doi: 10.1111/obr.12094. Review.

PMID:
24102989
2.

Innovative business approaches for incenting health promotion in sub-Saharan Africa: progress and persisting challenges.

Patel DN, Nossel C, Alexander E, Yach D.

Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2013 Nov-Dec;56(3):356-62. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2013.09.004. Epub 2013 Oct 11. Review.

PMID:
24267443
3.

The association between medical costs and participation in the vitality health promotion program among 948,974 members of a South African health insurance company.

Patel DN, Lambert EV, da Silva R, Greyling M, Nossel C, Noach A, Derman W, Gaziano T.

Am J Health Promot. 2010 Jan-Feb;24(3):199-204. doi: 10.4278/090217-QUAN-68R2.1.

PMID:
20073387
5.

Participation in fitness-related activities of an incentive-based health promotion program and hospital costs: a retrospective longitudinal study.

Patel D, Lambert EV, da Silva R, Greyling M, Kolbe-Alexander T, Noach A, Conradie J, Nossel C, Borresen J, Gaziano T.

Am J Health Promot. 2011 May-Jun;25(5):341-8. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.100603-QUAN-172.

PMID:
21534837
6.

A cash-back rebate program for healthy food purchases in South Africa: results from scanner data.

Sturm R, An R, Segal D, Patel D.

Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jun;44(6):567-72. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2013.02.011.

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The role of insurance in the achievement of universal coverage within a developing country context: South Africa as a case study.

van den Heever AM.

BMC Public Health. 2012;12 Suppl 1:S5. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-S1-S5. Epub 2012 Jun 22.

8.

Reducing obesity and related chronic disease risk in children and youth: a synthesis of evidence with 'best practice' recommendations.

Flynn MA, McNeil DA, Maloff B, Mutasingwa D, Wu M, Ford C, Tough SC.

Obes Rev. 2006 Feb;7 Suppl 1:7-66. Review.

PMID:
16371076
9.

Tackling of unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, and obesity: health effects and cost-effectiveness.

Cecchini M, Sassi F, Lauer JA, Lee YY, Guajardo-Barron V, Chisholm D.

Lancet. 2010 Nov 20;376(9754):1775-84. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61514-0. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

PMID:
21074255
10.

Healthcare costs and obesity prevention: drug costs and other sector-specific consequences.

Rappange DR, Brouwer WB, Hoogenveen RT, Van Baal PH.

Pharmacoeconomics. 2009;27(12):1031-44. doi: 10.2165/11319900-000000000-00000.

PMID:
19908927
11.

Fitness-related activities and medical claims related to hospital admissions - South Africa, 2006.

Lambert EV, da Silva R, Fatti L, Patel D, Kolbe-Alexander T, Derman W, Noach A, Nossel C, Gaziano T.

Prev Chronic Dis. 2009 Oct;6(4):A120. Epub 2009 Sep 15.

12.

A proposed approach to monitor private-sector policies and practices related to food environments, obesity and non-communicable disease prevention.

Sacks G, Swinburn B, Kraak V, Downs S, Walker C, Barquera S, Friel S, Hawkes C, Kelly B, Kumanyika S, L'Abbé M, Lee A, Lobstein T, Ma J, Macmullan J, Mohan S, Monteiro C, Neal B, Rayner M, Sanders D, Snowdon W, Vandevijvere S; INFORMAS.

Obes Rev. 2013 Oct;14 Suppl 1:38-48. doi: 10.1111/obr.12074. Review.

PMID:
24074209
14.

Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening.

Kolbe-Alexander TL, Buckmaster C, Nossel C, Dreyer L, Bull F, Noakes TD, Lambert EV.

BMC Public Health. 2008 Jul 4;8:228. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-8-228.

15.

Private initiatives and policy options: recent health system experience in India.

Purohit BC.

Health Policy Plan. 2001 Mar;16(1):87-97.

PMID:
11238435
16.

Health economics of weight management: evidence and cost.

Kouris-Blazos A, Wahlqvist ML.

Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2007;16 Suppl 1:329-38. Review.

17.

The National Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and Health Promotion in Pakistan--Cardiovascular diseases.

Nishtar S, Faruqui AM, Mattu MA, Mohamud KB, Ahmed A.

J Pak Med Assoc. 2004 Dec;54(12 Suppl 3):S14-25.

PMID:
15745323
18.

Brazilian obesity prevention and control initiatives.

Jaime PC, da Silva AC, Gentil PC, Claro RM, Monteiro CA.

Obes Rev. 2013 Nov;14 Suppl 2:88-95. doi: 10.1111/obr.12101. Review.

PMID:
24102701
19.

The lifetime medical cost burden of overweight and obesity: implications for obesity prevention.

Finkelstein EA, Trogdon JG, Brown DS, Allaire BT, Dellea PS, Kamal-Bahl SJ.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Aug;16(8):1843-8. doi: 10.1038/oby.2008.290. Epub 2008 May 29.

20.

Prevalence of selected risk behaviors and chronic diseases and conditions-steps communities, United States, 2006-2007.

Cory S, Ussery-Hall A, Griffin-Blake S, Easton A, Vigeant J, Balluz L, Garvin W, Greenlund K; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

MMWR Surveill Summ. 2010 Sep 24;59(8):1-37.

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