In this edition of SUNI-SEA newsletter, we are pleased to feature stories of NCD screening activities in Ninh Binh, Vietnam; programme adjustment in Myanmar to respond to current needs of the people after the political turmoil; update of learning material on contextual adaptation; an award given to our team member in Slovakia and an interview…
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.
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