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SUNI-SEA Consortium Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam

SUNI-SEA Consortium Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam

During 9-12 October, the SUNI-SEA consortium members met face-to-face for the first time in three years in Hanoi, Vietnam. The four-day meeting was an opportunity to share...

Universal Health Coverage is only ‘universal’ if older people are included

Universal Health Coverage is only ‘universal’ if older people are included

As the 12 December is Universal Health Coverage Day, it is worth remembering that on 10 October 2019, the world’s governments agreed a UN General Assembly resolution committing themselves to achieving Universal Health Coverage for all people across the life course. It was hard fought and the agenda it sets out is both comprehensive and ambitious. At its core, this Political...

Sharing lessons learnt for quality improvement of community health services in South East Asian countries at the European Public Health Conference

Sharing lessons learnt for quality improvement of community health services in South East Asian countries at the European Public Health Conference

This year the annual European Public Health (EPH) Conference was held in Berlin, Germany from the 9-12 November. The theme of the conference was, ‘Strengthening health systems: improving population health and being prepared for the unexpected’. During the conference the SUNI-SEA project team hosted a skill building session ‘Scaling-up community based NCDs prevention and control interventions: focus on quality’. The...

Midline survey and ongoing data collection in Indonesia

Midline survey and ongoing data collection in Indonesia

The Indonesia team has successfully completed another milestone for the SUNI-SEA project with the completion of a midline survey from 10– 24 August. The survey was conducted in the intervention and control sites, in four selected areas of Kediri, Batang, Jember, and Solo ...

Invest is saving

Invest is saving

Organising health screening for hypertension and diabetes risk factors for community members at the Intergenerational Self-Help Clubs (ISHCs) is one of the important activities and indicators of the SUNI SEA project.

Myanmar team in action

Myanmar team in action

As COVID-19 became under control in many parts of Myanmar, and the SUNI -SEA project amended workplan was finalised, HelpAge International team in Myanmar prepared for a series of trainings to ensure that everyone involved in the project ...