The program aims to reduce the burden of disease and death due to non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the 41 barangays of Salcedo, Eastern Samar. To achieve this, the program will use a preventive, promotive, and rehabilitative approach through the following:
– Development of NCD health information and referral system
– Implementation of a comprehensive NCD prevention and management program
– Review and revision of local policies for NCD control and management
Cascade Weighing Scales for Salcedo, Eastern Samar
Thirty six (36) Cascade weighing scales were donated to Salcedo, Eastern Samar by an anonymous donor. The weighing scales are used for the baseline assessment of individuals who have NCD or who are at risk of having NCD.