NCDs prevention and Management

Non-Communicable Diseases Program coordinates prevention, early detection, diagnosis and rehabilitation interventions to prevent and mitigate NCDs burden in community. The program aims to protect Rwandans from morbidity and mortality related to Non-Communicable Diseases through integrated prevention and management approaches.

What  we  do

Health Promotion Organization NCDs Program works in close collaboration with different government and non-government organizations, institutions and other partners to detect and mitigate the burden of NCDs as well as their management in the community of Rwanda.

The program tackles the following diseases and conditions

      • Hypertension
      • Type 2 Diabetes
      • Overweight and Obesity
      • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and Cancer

Priority activities:

      • Increasing awareness in the community about prevention and early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases.
      • Early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases in the community through organized screening campaigns.
      • Developing innovative approaches to prevention and management of Non-Communicable Diseases.
      • Providing comprehensive education on prevention and management of Non-Communicable Diseases using nutrition interventions.
      • Promotion of research and development related to Non-Communicable Diseases.
      • Enhancing and empowering sports as one way of preventing and mitigating the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases.