20
May

NCDs & COVID-19

Observations from countries across the world demonstrate that people living with pre-existing NCDs (such as Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Diabetes and Cancer) are more vulnerable to coronavirus.

Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF), having identified gaps around diabetes knowledge, management systems and data reporting is currently carrying out a project which seeks to increase awareness, access to care and utilization of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Imo State and FCT.

The following tips would be helpful to people living with NCDs:

Source:

https://www.who.int/activities/management-of-noncommunicable-diseases
https://www.who.int/who-documents-detail/covid-19-and-ncds