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Fa'a Samoa – island families come together to combat NCDs
29-oct. 2015 -

n a creative new initiative to improve health and save lives in villages across Samoa, women's groups are mobilizing their communities to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

Led by the Ministry of Health and the National Health Service, the WHO’s Package of Essential NCD interventions (PEN) has been adapted to reflect local culture and customs and rolled out over the last year in demonstration projects across the country