Tag Archives | Non-communicable chronic diseases

Observations on the Disease Burden in Cambodia: The Top Three Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) at the Sihanouk Hospital Centre of HOPE (SHCH)

The purpose of this cohort is to identify the proportion of NCDs at the SHCH, a charity NGO hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. From January 2000 until December 2007, a retrospective cohort of 32,082 patients (excluding TB and HIV) were seen and treated at SHCH.

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Task Shifting for Integrated Management of Hypertension and Diabetes in Rural Cameroon: An Observational Cohort Assessment at Two Years

Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) faces a looming epidemic of arterial hypertension and diabetes for which most countries are not prepared. We tested in eight rural Cameroonian districts a model of integrated care by task shifting of the management of hypertension and diabetes from hospitals to facilities led by non-physician clinicians (NPCs).

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GHF2008 – PS01 – Management of Chronic Disease I: A Multistakeholder Approach

Session Outline Parallel session PS01, Monday, May 26 2008, 11:00-12:30, Room 4 Chair(s): Ala Alwan, Assistant Director-General, Non-Communicable Diseases and Mental Health, WHO, Switzerland Role of an International Federation in Promoting Chronic Disease Prevention Janet Voûte, Chief Executive Officer, World Heart Federation, Switzerland  Centres of Excellence in Developing Countries to Counter Chronic Disease Richard Smith, Director, […]

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GHF2012 – PL04 – Urban Planning, Development and Non-communicable Diseases: Innovative Experiences

Session Outline Plenary session PL04, Thursday, April 19 2012, 17:45-19:15, Room 2 Chair(s): Françoise Barten, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands Interdisciplinarity and Intersectoral Action in Urban Health: Getting the Equation Right” Roderick J. Lawrence, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Active Design: The Architects’ Role in the Public […]

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Assessing the Impact of Medical Nutrition Therapy in Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes in a Maternity Centre: Ibadan, Nigeria

The WHO regards diabetes a vicious silent killer diseases with its overall prevalence on the increase. This study aimed to reduce pregnancy mortality and obtain better pregnancy outcomes. Two Hundred pregnant women volunteers were chosen for the study which involved various categories of Health Workers.

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Electronic Health Record as a Source of Information to Assess Quality of Healthcare for Hypertensives: Mexico

The objectives of this study were a) development of quality of care indicators (QCI) for hypertensives in Mexico; b) to determine the feasibility of constructing QCI using electronic health record data; and c) to evaluate the quality of care (QC) provided to hypertensives.

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