Grants awarded

Creating the building blocks for better treatment and control of non-communicable diseases among poor and vulnerable households in Malaysia and the Philippines

Grantholder:

Prof Martin McKee

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom

Grantholder:

Dr Dina Balabanova

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom

Grantholder:

Dr Bayard Roberts

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom

Grantholder:

Dr Alicia Renedo

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom

Grantholder:

Prof Antonio Dans

University of the Philippines

Philippines

Grantholder:

Prof Khalid Yusoff

UCSI University

Malaysia

This project seeks to explore and overcome the barriers faced by poor and vulnerable patients with hypertension in Malaysia and the Philippines. It will particularly focus on local knowledge of how to clinically manage hypertension. The research team will use a mixed-methods approach, including the use of innovative open-source mobile technology to record patients’ experience.