National Institute of diabetes and metabolic disorders (Hanoi, Vietnam)
University of Helsinki; International Diabetes Federation
Ta Van Binh
Do Dinh Tung; Vu Bich Nga; Qing Qiao (University of Helsinki)
Location of the project:
Province of Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Junel 1, 2011 – June 1, 2014
- To implement a culturally tailored diabetes prevention program through lifestyle intervention into real life settings in communities of Ninhbinh province for three years.
- To evaluate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, feasibility, acceptability and sustainability of lifestyle intervention programs by assessing changes between various groups.
- To check the impact of the dietary culture and city plan on incidence of obesity and diabetes.
- To set up a community based model of diabetes prevention by raising the public awareness of diabetes and diabetic risk factors. Also to promote healthy eating along with physical activity in the target population.