Early detection, care and control of hypertension and diabetes in South Africa: A community-based approach
作者: Sanele MadelaShamagonam JamesRonel SewpaulSiyathokoza MadelaPriscilla Reddy
作者单位: 1Expectra Health Solutions, Dundee
刊名: African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 2020, Vol.12 (1), pp.e1-e9
来源数据库: African Online Scientific Information System PTY Ltd
DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v12i1.2160
关键词: Community health workersHypertensionDiabetesKwaZulu-NatalNon-communicable diseases
原始语种摘要: Background: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a major public health concern with raised blood pressure and glucose emerging as leading causes of death and disability.Aim: This community-based demonstration project using community caregivers (CCGs) trained in screening for hypertension and diabetes aimed at improving early detection and linkage to care and management.Setting: The project was conducted in KwaZulu-Natal province.Methods: The CCGs were trained in NCD-related health education, promotion and screening for hypertension and diabetes using an accredited programme. The CCGs screened community members for hypertension and diabetes using three screening methods: door-to-door visits, community campaigns and workplaces.Results: Twenty-five CCGs received the accredited NCD training....
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  • community 群落
  • hypertension 高血压
  • raised 提升
  • control 控制
  • diabetes 糖尿病
  • approach 
  • accredited 授权的
  • members 
  • confirmatory 证实的
  • facility 设备