HEALTH SCREENING FOR EMERGING AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BURDENS AMONG THE GLOBAL POOR: EVIDENCE FROM SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Health screenings are an important tool to improve population health. In high and middle-income nations, blood pressure (BP) screening can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death and disability for adults 50 and older. A study carried out by Ciancio et al (2021) among adults at risk of hypertension in rural Malawi, found that providing a simple referral letter effectively reduced BP and hypertension over four years. Continue reading HEALTH SCREENING FOR EMERGING AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BURDENS AMONG THE GLOBAL POOR: EVIDENCE FROM SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Sri Lanka Health and Ageing Survey

The Sri Lanka Health and Aging Survey implemented by the Institute for Health Policy is one of the work packages of the Inclusive Social Protection for Chronic Health Problems. 

Dissemination and Donation Activities for the Mature Adults Cohort of the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH-MAC)

In October 2018, the MLSFH team lead by Prof. Iliana Kohler (University of Pennsylvania) and Mr. James Mwera (Invest in Knowledge, IKI, Malawi) organized dissemination and donation activities in all 3 study areas in Malawi: Mchinji in the central part of the county, Rumphi in the north and Balaka in the south. The dissemination activitiesContinue reading Dissemination and Donation Activities for the Mature Adults Cohort of the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH-MAC)

Bridging the r4d Teams

Our r4d teams attended a networking event on 12th of September 2018 in Bern with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

A Testimonial from Malawi

The research team in Malawi interviewed Paul, one of the supervisors, to see how he feels about the project and its impact.