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Inequalities in non-communicable diseases and effective responses
In most countries, people who have a low socioeconomic status and those who live in poor or marginalised communities have a higher risk of dying from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) than do moreExpand
Determinants of skilled birth attendance in rural Cambodia
Objective  To identify the determinants of skilled and unskilled birth attendance.
Assessment of total cardiovascular risk using WHO/ISH risk prediction charts in three low and middle income countries in Asia
BackgroundRecent research has used cardiovascular risk scores intended to estimate “total cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk” in individuals to assess the distribution of risk within populations. TheExpand
Comprehensive evaluation of the psychosocial parameters of epilepsy: A representative population‐based study in Prey Veng (Cambodia)
We conducted a population‐based study of epilepsy in Prey Veng (Cambodia) to explore self‐esteem, fear, discrimination, knowledge–attitude–practice (KAP), social‐support, stigma, coping strategies,Expand
Population-Based Study of Epilepsy in Cambodia Associated Factors, Measures of Impact, Stigma, Quality of Life, Knowledge-Attitude-Practice, and Treatment Gap
Purpose Identify epilepsy-associated factors and calculate measures of impact, stigma, quality of life (QOL), knowledge-attitude-practice (KAP) and treatment gap in Prey Veng, Cambodia. Methods ThisExpand
Health system strengthening in Cambodia-a case study of health policy response to social transition.
OBJECTIVES Cambodia, following decades of civil conflict and social and economic transition, has in the last 10 years developed health policy innovations in the areas of health contracting, healthExpand
Individual-based primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in Cambodia and Mongolia: early identification and management of hypertension and diabetes mellitus
BackgroundTo assess the coverage of individual-based primary prevention strategies for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Cambodia and Mongolia: specifically the early identification of hypertension andExpand
Appropriate Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference Cutoff for Overweight and Central Obesity among Adults in Cambodia
Background Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) are used in risk assessment for the development of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide. Within a Cambodian population, this studyExpand
Epilepsy in Cambodia–Treatment Aspects and Policy Implications: A Population-Based Representative Survey
Introduction We tested two treatment strategies to determine: treatment (a) prognosis (seizure frequency, mortality, suicide, and complications), (b) safety and adherence of treatment, (c)Expand
Laboratory-based and office-based risk scores and charts to predict 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in 182 countries: a pooled analysis of prospective cohorts and health surveys.
BACKGROUND Worldwide implementation of risk-based cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention requires risk prediction tools that are contemporarily recalibrated for the target country and can be usedExpand