Integrated Thyroid NCD Care in the Phillippines
On September 16 2015, Merck officially announced the launch of a partnership in the Philippines to improve thyroid disorders’ care in the Philippines.
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On September 16 2015, Merck officially announced the launch of a partnership in the Philippines to improve thyroid disorders’ care in the Philippines. The objective of the partnership between the Philippines Department of Health, the Philippines Thyroid Association and Merck Serono, is to implement jointly agreed activities to advance the diagnosis and treatment of the Filipino population suffering from thyroid disorders.1 Specifically, the partnership aims to:- raise awareness about thyroid symptoms among the population and health care providers through online, radio, and print information campaigns. – improve the capacity of primary care physicians to diagnose and manage thyroid disorders which is provided by Philippines Thyroid Association.
- Western Pacific
- Non-communicable Diseases
SGDs the partnership contributes to
- 3.4: NCDs (including mental health)
- 3.8: Achieve universal health coverage