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

@inproceedings{Nguyen2011ImplementingAH,
  title={Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam},
  author={Quang Ngoc Nguyen and Son Thai Pham and Viet Lan Nguyen and Stig G I Wall and Lars Weinehall and Ruth Bonita and Peter Byass},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Costly 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. METHODS In 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… CONTINUE READING

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