Workshop on enhancing primary health care

Saturday, 16/04/2022, 20:05 [GMT+7]

Workshop on enhancing primary health care

A workshop on the implementation of a project on enhancing primary health care for residents 2022 was held by Khanh Hoa Department of Health on April 12.
 
Sponsored by Novartis Co., Ltd., the project has been developed since 2021 in the 3 localities of Ninh Quang, Ninh Ha and Ninh Son in Ninh Hoa Town in order to raise the quality of primary health care facilities and improve primary health care in the community through prevention and management models of non-communicable diseases.
 
The project has held 180 health care propaganda sessions for more than 10,000 people suffering from hypertension, diabetes and hypertension-related cardiovascular diseases; and provided blood pressure monitors, blood glucose test devices and 10,000 blood glucose test strips for the 3 localities. The project has given examination to more than 2.600 people with risks of hypertension and diabetes (meeting 82.8% of the plan); and transferred 760 to higher levels of care.
 
The project plans to continue providing support for enhancing primary healthcare for residents in the 3 communities in 2022.
 
C.Dan
Translated by N.T