This retrospective study aims to understand contextual factors in the targeted implementation areas of the SUNI-SEA project in Myanmar, to lead to recommendations for effective community-based interventions for NCD prevention and management.
This is the third edition of SUNI-SEA newsletter released in May 2021. In this newsletter, we shared a new video providing an overview of the project. Despite challenge of COVID-19, we have achieved some milestones and completed training courses in Ninh Binh – one of our study sites in Vietnam and in Karanganyar Regency, Central…
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) contribute to 71% of all deaths globally and disproportionately affect people in low- and middle-income countries. SUNI-SEA project aims at tackling NCDs through the synergy between community and primary healthcare facility. An evidence-based research is conducted in Indonesia, Myanmar and Vietnam looking at effectiveness, cost-effectiveness as well as best practices. This video…
This is the second edition of SUNI-SEA newsletter released in February 2021. We are pleased to share our exciting developments in the project with the start of the prospective phase, activities to strengthen community-based interventions and the use of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score (FINDRISC) instrument in Indonesian context. Read the e-news
SUNI-SEA released the first edition of e-newsletter in early November 2020. Click the link below to find a brief introduction to the project, the progress to date and the plans for the next phase of the project.
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.
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.
This is Vietnam situation analysis on NCD prevention and control. This document also includes recommendations for the implementation of community-based and primary healthcare activities in the prospective phase of SUNI-SEA.
This is Indonesia situation analysis on NCD prevention and control. This document also includes recommendations for the implementation of community-based and primary healthcare activities in the prospective phase of SUNI-SEA.
This is Myanmar situation analysis on NCD prevention and control. This document also includes recommendations for the implementation of community-based and primary healthcare activities in the prospective phase of SUNI-SEA.
Implementation tools: Package of Essential Noncommunicable (PEN) disease interventions for primary health care in low-resource settings
Implementation of WHO PEN is a key component of the objective 4 of the Global Action Plan. These tools will enable early detection and management of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases and cancer to prevent life-threatening complications (e.g. heart attacks, stroke, kidney failure, amputations, blindness).
Package of essential noncommunicable (PEN) disease interventions for primary health care in low-resource settings
The WHO Package of Essential Noncommunicable Disease Interventions (WHO PEN) for primary care in low-resource settings is an innovative and action-oriented set of cost-effective interventions that can be delivered to an acceptable quality of care, even in resource-poor settings.
The Global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases 2013-2020 provides a road map and a menu of policy options for all Member States and other stakeholders, to take coordinated and coherent action, at all levels, local to global, to attain the nine voluntary global targets, including that of a 25% relative reduction in premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseases by 2025.
Inclusive Self-Help Group model is a community-driven approach to improve the wellbeing of vulnerable groups – including older people and those with disabilities – and their families, as well as others in the communities. Find out more about this model, its activities and benefits to communities from this pamphlet.
Noncommunicable diseases country profiles 2018 presents key data on NCD mortality, risk factor prevalence, national systems capacity to prevent and control NCDs and existence of national targets based on the Global Monitoring Framework.
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