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Project Name: Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Metabolic Chronic Diseases in St. Kitts and Nevis
Project Description: The project will be conducted based on the results of the last project, the Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Kidney Disease, and integrate with The Chronic Care Model recommended by WHO and Taiwan’s profound experiences in preventing metabolic diseases. This project will strengthen the metabolic disease care system through assisting medical facilities and personnel in building up early screening capabilities, case management, and shared care between doctors, nurses, and dietitians. Therefore, the project is expected to strengthen their prevention and control system for chronic diseases caused by metabolic syndrome. Overall, this project will:
(1)Assist in planning effective integrated care strategies and practices on prevention and control of metabolic chronic diseases.
(2)Strengthen the care capacity for metabolic chronic diseases at medical institutions.
(3)Enhance the self-management ability of community residents for metabolic syndrome.


Implementation Start Date: 2020/7/7
Implementation End Date: 2024/7/6
Source of Funding: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C/Ministry of Health, St. Kitts and Nevis/Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Project Objectives: The objectives of this project are:
1.Assist in planning effective integrated care strategies and practices on prevention and control of metabolic chronic diseases.
A.Propose a strategy recommendation report on integrated prevention and control for chronic diseases (mainly diabetes, hypertension and chronic kidney disease) related to metabolic syndrome.
B.Carry out an international seminar on "Prevention and control of metabolic chronic diseases".

2.Strengthen the care capacity for metabolic chronic diseases at medical institutions.
A.Strengthen case management of metabolic chronic disease patient information.
B.Strengthen the multidisciplinary care ability of metabolic chronic diseases.

3.Enhance the self-management ability of community residents for metabolic syndrome.
A.Improve people's awareness of their own metabolic conditions
B.Raise public awareness of metabolic chronic disease

Executing Agency: Ministry of Health, St. Kitts and Nevis
TaiwanICDF
Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Implementation Arrangement: Members of the Project will provide technical assistance and assistance for capacity building.
Current Progress: To the end of August 2020, the following activities have been completed:
The project was kicked off on 7/July.
Project Performance: Strengthening the prevention and control system for chronic diseases caused by metabolic syndrome.
Project Manager: William, H.C. Chen
Project Coordinator Name: H.C. Chen
Project Coordinator Phone: (02)2873-2323#313
Project Coordinator E-mail: h.c.chen@icdf.org.tw
Signing Date: 2020/7/7
Cooperating Stakeholders: Ministry of Health, St. Kitts and Nevis/Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Sector: Social Infrastructure and Services
Sector Item: Health
Cooperating Country: Caribbean, St. Kitts and Nevis
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date:2020/9/1
  • Date Updated:2020/9/24