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ELIPS: Multi-Dimensional Prevention Program in Switzerland after an Acute Coronary Syndrome

Recurrence of cardiovascular events and mortality remain high after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but despite guidelines recommending pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions, up to 30% of patients stop their treatment either partially or totally early with a significant increase in one year mortality. The ELIPS programme is a Geneva driven Swiss multicentric project to improve […]

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Slowing Down Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases in Mali with Inclusive Education and Learning Nests

Face to the burden of non-communicable chronic diseases efficient and feasible actions devoted to prevention and education are urgently needed.The development project of the learning nests aims to allow the implementation of preventive and educative actions for adults with high risk of cardiovascular diseases. The action is based on complete sets of educational material for […]

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Improving Type 1 Diabetes Management Through Youth Empowerment: Dominican Republic

An organization run for youth by youth, AYUDA’s work is based on the idea that youth can be agents of change in diabetes communities, where a lack of education is as dangerous as a lack of insulin. The NGO has established an international volunteer program that mobilizes individuals (many of whom have diabetes themselves) – […]

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School Based Intervention to Prevent Tobacco Use: Sousse, Tunisia

The Chronic Disease Prevention Research Center in Sousse, Tunisia is implementing a school based intervention to prevent tobacco use among schoolchildren. Through a quasi-experimental study including a control and an intervention group, the project trains school leaders in mobilizing the entire school community around the goal of fostering a healthy school culture. This intervention is […]

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Affordable Diabetes Care: Cambodia

Many non-poor households fall eventually into poverty when chronic disease is prematurely bringing down a breadwinner. Here is an initiative in Cambodia that remedies market failure with responsive services at price levels 3 to 5 times below the prevalent market. It creates networks of peer educators (patients themselves) to help screen and support patients in […]

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