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.
This flyer is an introduction to the research project “Scaling-Up NCD Interventions in South East Asia (or SUNI-SEA)”. Getting to know us with this handy document, you will find an overview of the project, know who we are, what we do and where we work.
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