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Inequalities in non-communicable diseases and effective responses
TLDR
Effective actions to reduce NCD inequalities include equitable early childhood development programmes and education; removal of barriers to secure employment in disadvantaged groups; comprehensive strategies for tobacco and alcohol control and for dietary salt reduction that target low socioeconomic status groups. Expand
Determinants of skilled birth attendance in rural Cambodia
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The determinants of skilled and unskilled birth attendance are identified and the purpose is to establish a methodology to identify these determinants and to investigate their implications for education and employment. Expand
Assessment of total cardiovascular risk using WHO/ISH risk prediction charts in three low and middle income countries in Asia
TLDR
Used on a population level, cardiovascular risk scores may offer useful insights that can assist health service delivery planning and countries need to develop appropriate clinical guidelines and operational guidance for detection and management of CVD risk using total CVD-risk approach at different levels of health system. Expand
Population-Based Study of Epilepsy in Cambodia Associated Factors, Measures of Impact, Stigma, Quality of Life, Knowledge-Attitude-Practice, and Treatment Gap
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Factors in pre- and perinatal period were found to be most crucial for epilepsy risk in Cambodia which inturn provides major prevention opportunities and a global action plan for treatment, stigma reduction and improvement of QOL should be set-up. Expand
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
Health system strengthening in Cambodia-a case study of health policy response to social transition.
TLDR
Recent social, epidemiological and demographic health trends in Cambodia are outlined, and policy response still lags well behind the reality of social transition, suggesting the dominant role of socio-economic factors in determining access to facility based health care. Expand
Individual-based primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in Cambodia and Mongolia: early identification and management of hypertension and diabetes mellitus
TLDR
Multifaceted strategies are required to improve early identification of hypertension and diabetes mellitus, initiation of treatment and improving quality of treatment for common CVD risk factors. Expand
Appropriate Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference Cutoff for Overweight and Central Obesity among Adults in Cambodia
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Lower cutoffs for BMI and WC should be used to identify of risks of hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia for Cambodian aged between 25 and 64 years. Expand
Epilepsy in Cambodia–Treatment Aspects and Policy Implications: A Population-Based Representative Survey
TLDR
Epilepsy responded sufficiently well to the conventional treatment, even when taken at a minimal dosage and a simple daily regimen, without any polytherapy, and is yet another confirmation that it is possible to substantially reduce direct burden of epilepsy through means that are currently available. 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.
TLDR
Two cardiovascular risk scores, with and without laboratory-based measurements, and the corresponding risk charts for 182 countries to predict 10-year risk of fatal and non-fatal CVD in adults aged 40-74 years are presented. Expand
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