Better noncommunicable disease outcomes challenges and opportunities for health systems, n°4: Republic of Moldova Country Assessment
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AbstractLike many countries, the Republic of Moldova faces a growing NCD burden. This report examines the challengesand opportunities faced in the Republic of Moldova in order to accelerate improvement in NCD outcomes. Inrecent years, the Government of the Republic of Moldova has implemented a number of important reforms thathave increased effi ciency and equity in resource allocation, and have provided incentives to improve servicedelivery, including for NCDs. Challenges include further scale up and implementation of new initiatives inthe area of NCD risk factor management. Major gains can be made through relatively low-cost public healthand primary health care interventions. These include, among others, strengthening tobacco, alcohol, anddietary polices and their implementation, improving detection and treatment of risk factors for cardiovasculardisease, including hypertension and hyperlipidaemia, strengthening clinical protocols, and improving rationalprescribing practice. This report examines in depth the health system challenges and opportunities for improvedprevention and control of NCDs and concludes with policy recommendations for the consideration of policymakers in the Republic of Moldova.
Skarphedinsdottir, Maria, Smith, Barton, Ferrario, Alessandra, Zues, Olga, Ciobanu, Angela. et al. (2014). Better noncommunicable disease outcomes challenges and opportunities for health systems, n°4: Republic of Moldova Country Assessment. World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/129636
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