Journal article

Getting a Grip on NCDs in China: an Evaluation of the Implementation of the Dutch-China Cardiovascular Prevention Program

Xuefeng Zhong, Bert Potemans, Lianzhi Zhang, Brian Oldenburg

International Journal of Behavioral Medicine | SPRINGER | Published : 2015


Awarded by Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Awarded by Government of the People's Republic of China

Awarded by Australia-China NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors wish to thank the staff of Yinghu CHSC, Hengang CHSC, Huqiao CHSC, Gulou CHSC, Yinxi CHSC, Shenxiang CHSC, and Tianmenshan CHSC who worked on or cooperated with the project, as well as Dr. Jin-ling of Fuyang city CDC, Dr. Zhe-Li of Wuhu city CDC, and Dr. He chunlin of Tongling city CDC. The authors would especially like to thank Dr. Chen wensheng (Director of Heyidi CHSC) for supporting the pilot study and Dr. Ton Drenthen (Dutch College of General Practitioners, Utrecht, and The Netherlands) for leading a program workshop to introduce the concept of "Preventive Consultation" and related programs in the Netherlands. We also thank Dr. John Oldroyd (SPHPM, Monash University) for his helpful advice and feedback on the manuscript. This project was supported by grants from "Grant Agreement CN/GZ07030 between the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of the People's Republic of China: Technical Assistance Component: Communication program to support prevention and early detection of neuro-and cardiovascular diseases in Anhui Province, China," and led by SPAN Consultants, The Hague, The Netherlands. XZ was supported as a Australia-China NHMRC Research Fellow during the time that the program was implemented, evaluated and prepared for publication (NHMRC ID 1037406).