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The theme of the 9th ICPH-GMS (2017), Yangon is “Adopting Healthy Lifestyle: Combating Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)”. NCDs are the leading causes of death in the GMS countries at present and they create enormous health burden with serious socioeconomic implications.

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ICHR in collaboration with Thua Thien Hue Preventive Medicine center and Phu Vang district Health Center conducted data collection.

From July to August 2016, the Institute for Community Health Research in collaboration with Thua Thien Hue Preventive Medicine center and Phu Vang district Health Center conducted data collection for the research "The prevalence of selected risk factors of non-communicable diseases among resident in Phu Vang district - Thua Thien Hue province in 2016". This study aimed to find out the prevalence of selected risk factors of non-communicable diseases among people of Phu Vang district - Thua Thien Hue province, including: tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, overweight/ obesity, hypertension, hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia. There was nearly 1000 people aged from 25 to 64 participated in this study. They were from six communes of Phu Vang district, including Phu Da, Phu Ho, Phu Mau, Phu Thanh, Vinh Thanh and Phu Hai. Participants were interviewed whether they had behavioral or biological risk factors of non-communicable diseases.

Findings of this study will provide the information regarding the main risk factors of non-communicable diseases, thereby contributing to orient policy makers about the preventive measures, in order to reduce the rate of NCDs in Phu Vang district in particular and Thua Thien Hue province in general.

Some images in the process of data collection in Phu Vang district: 

 

 

 Technicians of Phu Vang district Health center taking participants’ blood samples

 Technicians of Phu Vang district Health center taking participants’ blood samples (in Phu Da commune health center)

 

Group discussion after each day of data collection

 

Data collectors and supervisors (Team 1)

 

 Data collectors and supervisors (Team 2)