DocumentlockLeprosy / PublicationLeprosy Diagnostic Test Development As a Prerequisite Towards Elimination: Requirements from the User’s Perspective
The article concludes that a diagnostic test to confirm leprosy disease at an early stage among symptomatic patients would be an acceptable and certainly useful shorter-term compromise.
DocumentlockHealth System Strengthening / PublicationStrengthening Local Health Systems for Hypertension Prevention and Control: The Communities for Healthy Hearts Program in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
This study evaluated a 3-year implementation of this CVD program (2016–2019) on the strengthening of local health system and its capacity to better prevent and manage hypertension.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationKnowledge Change Related to Hypertension in the Southern Province of Vietnam: A Community Based, Before and After Intervention Evaluation
This study describes the changes in knowledge of hypertension among adults aged 40 and above in four districts of Ho Chi Minh City as a result of the Communities for Healthy Hearts program, which started in 2016 and ended in 2019.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationFacilitating Factors and Barriers to the Implementation of Hypertension Prevention Programs in Vietnam: Lessons Learned from the Communities for Healthy Hearts Program
This qualitative study's focus is on the facilitators and barriers of the 5 aims of the Communities for Healthy Hearts program for hypertension prevention.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationEffect of Community-based Intervention on Self-management of Blood Pressure among Hypertensive Adults: Findings from the Communities for Healthy Hearts Quasi-experimental Study in Vietnam
The current study aims to evaluate the effects of Communities for Healthy Hearts intervention in improving the self-management of blood pressure among hypertensive patients.
DocumentlockLeprosy / PublicationAn Innovative Approach to Screening and Chemoprophylaxis among Contacts of Leprosy Patients in Low Endemic Settings: Experiences from Cambodia
The objective of the research article is to evaluate operational feasibility in a low-endemic leprosy setting to (a) maintain or revitalize contact tracing and (b) integrate SDR PEP into RACF.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationImproving Urban Cardiovascular Health through Multisector Partnerships
Innovative multisector partnerships are changing how cities approach hypertension care. This is critical because hypertension is the leading cause of the world’s deadliest noncommunicable disease – cardiovascular disease.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationCan a Nurse-led Community-based Model of Hypertension Care Improve Hypertension Control in Ghana? Results from the ComHIP Cohort Study
The key objective of the article regarding Ghana is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Community-based Hypertension Improvement Project (ComHIP) in increasing hypertension control.
DocumentlockDigital Health / PublicationTowards Improved Health Service Quality in Tanzania: Appropriateness of an Electronic Tool to Assess Quality of Primary Healthcare
The article shows that the electronic assessment tool demonstrates a feasible option for routine quality measures of primary digital healthcare in Tanzania.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationMaking Digital Technology and Data Work for Better Hypertension Management in Vietnam
The lack of a hypertension case management system to track patients over time and across health facilities leads to loss of follow-up between screening, diagnosis, and care.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationFrom Traditional to Disruptive: Utilizing New Partners to Promote Early Detection of Hypertension in Vietnam
Utilizing new partners to promote early detection of hypertension in Vietnam to improve cardiovascular health.
DocumentlockHypertension / PublicationAttacking Hypertension from All Sides: Improving Hypertension Prevention and Control in Vietnam through a Holistic Multi-stakeholder Approach
Improving hypertension prevention and control in Vietnam through a holistic multi-stakeholder approach in the fight against cardiovascular disease.