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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.

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

    Health: Non-Communicable Diseases

    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.

    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.

    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.