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.
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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.
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).
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.