Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Guidelines for primary health care in low-resource settings

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, chronic respiratory disease


Publication details

Number of pages: 72
Publication date: 2012
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 154839 7



These guidelines provide recommendations on the diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes and the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary health care in low-resource settings. The target users are health care professionals responsible for developing the protocols which will be used by health care staff in primary care units in low-resource settings.