The George Institute For Global Health
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SMART Health Extend

Project status: 
Active
Start date: 
02/2017
Fact sheet

Project aims to determine whether SMARThealth can be appropriately and rapidly customized and implemented in the Indonesian province of East Java.

Methods:

The program was implemented in Kabupaten Malang in East Java, Indonesia, with trained primary care doctors and non-physician healthcare workers (Kaders) serving a population of approximately 48,000. It focused on increasing the use of effective preventive medicines in people at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). 

The impact of the program was determined by comparing outcomes in four intervention villages compared with four control villages.

Current status:

Ethics sought, study initiated, baseline completed and the intervention phase in progress.