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Self-care screening application for Myanmar people: DHIS2 tracker software available now on Google Play Store

Self-care screening application for Myanmar people: DHIS2 tracker software available now on Google Play Store

Since 2014, the Myanmar Ministry of Health has been implementing an electronic Health Management Information System (e-HMIS), with the utilisation of a web-based, free and open-source software called DHIS2. The tool was developed by the University of Oslo, and serves as a core platform for data collection, reporting and analysis. DHIS2[1] is an open source, web-based platform most commonly used...

Monitoring and evaluation Posbindu implementations in East Java

Monitoring and evaluation Posbindu implementations in East Java

In April 2022, four months after the completion of the Posbindu training, the SUNI-SEA Indonesia and the health office staff from the city of Kediri conducted a monitoring and evaluation of Posbindu implementation in Kediri City. The monitoring and evaluation activity is part of the research intervention phase of SUNI-SEA Indonesia. Twenty-eight cadres and five selected persons in charge of...

Using internet technology for the provision of psychosocial support to communities in Myanmar

Using internet technology for the provision of psychosocial support to communities in Myanmar

The aim of the community level interventions of the SUNI-SEA project are to build the skills of community based intergenerational self-help group (ISHGs) volunteers, so that they are equipped with the right skills to conduct health screening for community members, identify people with NCD risk factors and refer people with risks to a health facility; and to conduct health promotion...

Training for Posbindu cadres in Central Java and East Java

Training for Posbindu cadres in Central Java and East Java

In Indonesia, we are currently in the intervention phase of the SUNI-SEA project. Our work continues to focus on the capacity building of Posbindu cadres, who are playing a critical role in this project. In collaboration with staff from the local district Public Health Departments in Central Java and East Java, the SUNI-SEA Indonesia team recently conducted a training to...

Taking a comprehensive approach to implementation of project activities in Vietnam

Taking a comprehensive approach to implementation of project activities in Vietnam

The situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam had created all kinds of complications, but with the high rate of COVID vaccination coverage, the spread of the virus in many areas of Vietnam has been gradually controlled; we are now adapting to a “new normal” phase. During November 2021 to January 2022, HelpAge International in Vietnam in collaboration with the...

Publications in the SUNI-SEA project

Publications in the SUNI-SEA project

The SUNI-SEA project has reached the three years’ landmark of implementation. Officially, there is one year left in the project. However, we will apply to the European Commission for a six-months’ no-cost extension, to compensate for the delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. That will give the consortium more time to complete the planned interventions and to collect data for...