Integrated Primary Care Technologies for Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | May 2024
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This brief analyzes the fast-rising impact of noncommunicable diseases and mental health conditions in Asia and the Pacific and shows how to integrate technology and affordable medicines into primary care and bring universal coverage a step closer.

Focusing on diseases including cancer and diabetes, this brief sets out how technology-driven initiatives such as telemedicine, wearable devices, and electronic health records can be used to strengthen primary care delivery and improve outcomes. It recommends countries work with the private sector, invest in research and development, and build skilled workforces while harnessing digital technology to provide more integrated and inclusive healthcare.

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Health
  • Health system development
  • Non-communicable diseases
Pages
  • 10
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • BRF240278-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9270-713-2 (print)
  • 978-92-9270-714-9 (PDF)
ISSN
  • 2071-7202 (print)
  • 2218-2675 (PDF)

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