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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.

Geographic Reach
  • Western Pacific
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Disease Area
  • Non-communicable diseases
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Target Population
  • Women
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Philippines Department of
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Develop and implement national thyroid health policies and programs; facilitate the improvement of standards of care provide regulatory oversight on awareness materials.