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  • Cover of 2018 - The promise of Digital Health - Infographic
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    The Promise of Digital Health: Addressing Non-communicable Diseases to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage in LMICs - Infographic

    Digital health solutions promise to change the way healthcare is provided, driving progress toward universal health coverage and transforming outcomes for patients with NCDs.

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    Reimagining Global Health through Artificial Intelligence: A Roadmap to AI Maturity - Infographic

    This infographic addresses global challenges and details the potential of Artificial Intelligence, the top 5 use cases for AI in health, and the roadmap for AI maturity in health.

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    Leprosy Post-exposure Prophylaxis with Single-dose Rifampicin (LPEP): An International Feasibility Programme

    LPEP explored the feasibility of combining three key interventions against leprosy: tracing contacts newly diagnosed patients with leprosy; screening the traced contacts for leprosy; and administering SDR to eligible contacts.

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    Association Between Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Clustered Cardiovascular Risk in South African Children from Disadvantaged Communities: Results from a Cross-sectional Study

    Physical inactivity (PIA) is a growing global health problem and evidence suggests that PIA is a key driver for hypertension, cardiovascular and chronic diseases.

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    Evaluating the Feasibility of Reactive Targeted Parasite Elimination vs. Reactive Case Detection, With and Without Reactive Vector Control, As a Community Level Intervention in Response to Confirmed, Passively Identified Index Cases in Zambezi Region

    As a result of successful malaria control efforts, Namibia, like many countries in southern Africa, is aiming for elimination by 2020.

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    Leprosy 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.

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    Strengthening 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.

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    Knowledge 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.

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    Facilitating 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.

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    Effect 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.

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    An 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.

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    Improving 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.