project . 2014 - 2019 . Closed

m-WELLCARE: an integrated mHealth system for the prevention and care of chronic diseases.

Wellcome Trust
  • Funder: Wellcome TrustProject code: 096735
  • Funded under: Innovations Funder Contribution: 1,826,700 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Feb 2014
    End Date
    31 Mar 2019
Description
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) account for a third of total mortality in India and are projected to increase dramatically. Common modifiable risk factors for CVDs can be detected early and can be controlled by cost effective, widely available interventions.The major barriers to controlling these conditions in India and elsewhere are low detection rates, inadequate use of evidence based interventions and low adherence with these interventions. Common mental disorders such as anxiety and depression are frequently co-morbid with CVDs risk factors and often contribute to failure to follow treatment plans. Primary health care is the appropriate setting for improving ...
Description
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) account for a third of total mortality in India and are projected to increase dramatically. Common modifiable risk factors for CVDs can be detected early and can be controlled by cost effective, widely available interventions.The major barriers to controlling these conditions in India and elsewhere are low detection rates, inadequate use of evidence based interventions and low adherence with these interventions. Common mental disorders such as anxiety and depression are frequently co-morbid with CVDs risk factors and often contribute to failure to follow treatment plans. Primary health care is the appropriate setting for improving ...
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