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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While the world's prevalence of diabetes is 8.3% in 2019, the South-East Asia region had a higher age-adjusted prevalence with 11.3%. It is estimated to increase to 12.2% and 12.6% in 2030 and 2045 respectively.
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