Publisher : The Korean Society of Health Policy and Administration
DOI : 10.4332/KJHPA.2016.26.1.1
Title & Authors
Strategy of Research for Developing Model of Community Based Non-Communicable Diseases Control and Prevention Park, Yoon Hyung;
The prevalence of non-communicable disease (NCD) has been continuously increasing due to population ageing, and the change in consumption and lifestyle patterns. Cancers, cerebrovascular diseases, and hypertensive diseases have been the major causes of deaths in the Republic of Korea since 1983. Numerous studies have suggested the need for a sustained comprehensive treatment tailored for individual patients and recommend the development of a systematic program to manage NCD patients to provide such care. It's necessary to develop the Korean model of the community based NCD prevention and control, consisting strategy of community movement, education for the NCD patients, and partnership the primary care clinic with public health organization to meet the needs in community people.
Non-communicable disease;Community based NCD prevention and control model;
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