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May 28, 2019 12:00pm EDT
As part of the Sustainable Development Goals, countries around the world are working to provide universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030. This effort requires countries to adapt their health systems to respond to all disease states, including the growing burden of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Many low- and middle-income countries have not prioritized these diseases, and significant disparities in outcomes exist everywhere.
This forward-looking discussion is intended to advance thinking on systems-based approaches and to disseminate actionable recommendations for incorporating chronic disease care in health systems in low- and middle-income countries. Speakers will explore:
Sujata Bijou, IntraHealth's senior measurement and learning technical advisor, will present on IntraHealth's work on Better Hearts, Better Cities, in Dakar, Senegal.