Cardiovascular disease

Package of essential NCD interventions for primary health care: cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, chronic respiratory disease

Publication details

Editors: WHO
Number of pages: 65
Publication date: 2010
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789241598996



The PEN is a conceptual framework for strengthening equity and efficiency of primary health care in low-resource settings; it identifies core technologies, medicines and risk prediction tools; discusses protocols required for implementation of a set of essential NCD interventions; develops technical and operational outline for integration of essential NCD interventions into primary care and for evaluation of impact.