Scaling-up NCD Interventions in South-East Asia (SUNI-SEA)

Through evidence-based research in Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam, SUNI-SEA will help inform countries how to effectively scale up strategies to tackle non-communicable diseases.


Latest findings

from retrospective phase

Nov 20

SUNI-SEA scientific posters

SUNI-SEA researchers had developed four posters to showcase the project with concise rationale, research questions, methodology and updates from the reseach implementation in Southeast Asia. They were presented in a poster competition at the GACD Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2020.

Sep 20

10 key takeaways from SUNI-SEA retrospective study

In the first year of the project, SUNI-SEA researchers investigated what is currently taking place in the country, what is effective and what is cost-effective. This is a summary of key lessons learnt from our retrospective study.

Page 1 of 6

A worldwide health concern

Non-communicable disease or NCDs is a worldwide health concern in particular in developing countries. In South-East Asian countries, more than half of all deaths are caused by NCDs.

Source: World Health Organization – Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Country Profiles, 2018.

NCD Interventions

Will synergies between community-based activities and primary health care services enhance impact on health?

Connect with us

24 hours ago


In Vietnam, our first training course on NCD prevention and management was successfully organised in Ninh Binh.

During this 4-day training (12-15 January 2021), participants from primary health centres, intergenerational self-help clubs and associations of the elderly have been equipped with knowledge on effective screening, control, and prevention of hypertension and diabetes, and how to effectively integrate cummunity-based activities with primary care facilities to optimise NCD prevention.

#BeatNCD #creatingsynergies
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook