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

Latest stories

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Nov 22

Compilation of SUNI-SEA training and health education materials

In the project, we provide quality trainings to health care workers and volunteers in health promotion, screening, early diagnosis and basic treatment for diabetes and hypertension. Training materials have been adapted…

Nov 22

Our message to community members

From time to time there are programmes for screening for diabetes and hypertension in your community. Trained volunteers offer these services, often in collaboration with health facilities…

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?

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According to @WHO, small island developing states (SIDS) are disproportionately affected by NCDs. A meeting was held to discuss NCDs in SIDS and to identify key steps to achieve a one-third reduction in premature mortality from NCDs & suicide before 2030.