Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam

@inproceedings{Nguyn2011ImplementingAH,
  title={Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam},
  author={Quang Ngọc Nguyễn and Son Thai Pham and Viet Lan Nguyen and S. G. Wall and Lars Weinehall and Ruth Bonita and Peter Byass},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
  • Quang Ngọc Nguyễn, Son Thai Pham, +4 authors Peter Byass
  • Published in BMC public health 2011
  • Medicine
  • BackgroundCostly efforts have been invested to control and prevent cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and their risk factors but the ideal solutions for low resource settings remain unclear. This paper aims at summarising our approaches to implementing a programme on hypertension management in a rural commune of Vietnam.MethodsIn a rural commune, a programme has been implemented since 2006 to manage hypertensive people at the commune health station and to deliver health education on CVD risk factors… CONTINUE READING

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