Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems: Republic of Moldova country assessment

Skarphedinsdottir, Maria, Smith, Barton, Ferrario, Alessandra, Zues, Olga, Ciobanu, Angela, Tirdea, Marcela, Domente, Silviu and Habicht, Jarno (2014) Better noncommunicable disease outcomes: challenges and opportunities for health systems: Republic of Moldova country assessment. . World Health Organization, Copenhagen, Denmark.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (2MB) | Preview

Abstract

Like many countries, the Republic of Moldova faces a growing NCD burden. This report examines the challenges and opportunities faced in the Republic of Moldova in order to accelerate improvement in NCD outcomes. In recent years, the Government of the Republic of Moldova has implemented a number of important reforms that have increased efficiency and equity in resource allocation, and have provided incentives to improve service delivery, including for NCDs. Challenges include further scale up and implementation of new initiatives in the area of NCD risk factor management. Major gains can be made through relatively low-cost public health and primary health care interventions. These include, among others, strengthening tobacco, alcohol, and dietary polices and their implementation, improving detection and treatment of risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including hypertension and hyperlipidaemia, strengthening clinical protocols, and improving rational prescribing practice. This report examines in depth the health system challenges and opportunities for improved prevention and control of NCDs and concludes with policy recommendations for the consideration of policy makers in the Republic of Moldova.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://www.euro.who.int
Additional Information: © 2014 World Health Organization
Divisions: Social Policy
LSE Health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 08:08
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2019 23:02
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/59096

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics