Chronic Disease Self Management Programme To Help Address National Concerns On NCDs

In an attempt to combat the challenges posed by Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), the Ministry of Health continues to implement a number of programmes to address this national health concern. Its most recent project is the role out of a Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP) or “Living Healthy” Programme created by Stanford University.

A CDSMP workshop is currently being hosted by the Ministry from April 09 – 13, at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) conference room. The five day workshop is described as a leader training certification course where the participants are trained to facilitate a six week community workshop with individuals who are diagnosed or have risk factors of a chronic non-communicable disease.

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