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Diabetes and heart disease should be top health priorities

New research reported in Hindustan Times highlights the cost-effectiveness of four policies in tackling chronic illnesses.

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Andhra Jyothy reports on the findings from our research on NCDs.

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Health: Non-Communicable Diseases

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Non-Communicable Diseases

Professor Shreelata Rao Seshadri of Azim Premji University with Vijayalakshmi Hebbare fills evidence gaps by identifying the costs and benefits of 4 key responses to non-communicable diseases: diabetes screening, breast cancer screening, cervical cancer screening, and preventative medication for people at risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Sector Expert Consultation

On 25th Oct 2017, the sector expert consultation on diseases was held at Hotel Fortune Murali Park, Vijayawada. A total of 27 experts participated in the consultation. The consultation included experts from Government agencies like Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (APVVP); Director of Health, GoAP; MEPMA; Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan;  Medical Officer, State Senior Coordinator for School Health; Indian Medical Association; Chairperson, Dean - Research and Research Officer from IIHMR University, Jaipur; Health Consultants from UNICEF; Senior faculty from Siddhartha Medical College; researchers from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, and private sector stakeholders from hospitals including Ramesh Hospital etc.

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Ranking Solutions in Terms of Social Value for Money

Learn how the interventions to combat non-communicable diseases in Andhra Pradesh compare to policy options across other social sectors in terms of social, economic and environmental benefits per rupee spent.

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