Capacity to control noncommunicable diseases in the countries of South-East Asia.

@article{Leowski2009CapacityTC,
  title={Capacity to control noncommunicable diseases in the countries of South-East Asia.},
  author={Jerzy Leowski and Anand Krishnan},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={92 1},
  pages={
          43-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the status of national capacity for prevention the and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the Member States of the South-East Asia (SEA) Region of the World Health Organization (WHO). METHODS A survey was conducted in 2006-2007 in all 11 Member States of the SEA Region of WHO using a regional adaptation of the global WHO questionnaire. Information was collected on the existence of national legislation, policies, strategies, and programmes, implementation status… CONTINUE READING

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