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.

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.

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

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🎊 Our Intergenerational Self-help Club (ISHC) Development model in Vietnam is selected by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) as SDG Good Practice.

The ISHCs has demonstrated that they can serve as a strong mechanism for informal sustainable social protection for vulnerable households which enables higher income, better health and care and can be an effective platform to mobilise collective voice and to negotiate for rights and entitlements of disadvantage groups. The ISHCs contribute to 10 out of 17 #SDGs. Read more

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