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.
Tag Archives | Non-communicable chronic diseases
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).
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, […]
Low retention rates and poor treatment adherence pose major challenges to programs for non-communicable chronic diseases (NCCD) in Africa.
Mauritania is a wide country of 1 million square kilometers mainly covered by desert, with 3 million inhabitants and only 3 psychiatrists. A pilot project designed to improve access to mental healthcare in the country was implemented in Nouadhibou city at the North West country border.
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 […]
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.
The practice of prenatal genetic diagnosis of sickle cell disease is possible in Cameroon. To the best of our knowledge, the present study is the first report of PND experience in the Central African region.
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.
This twelve country study (Austria, Canada, Greece, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK) addressed the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in migrant and non-migrant populations and responses to its diagnosis and management.