According to TaiwanICDF, The Capacity Building Project will be conducted based on the results of the last project, the Capacity Building Project for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Kidney Disease, and integrate with The Chronic Care Model recommended by WHO and Taiwan’s profound experiences in preventing metabolic diseases. This project will strengthen the metabolic disease care system through assisting medical facilities and personnel in building up early screening capabilities, case management, and shared care between doctors, nurses, and dietitians. Therefore, the project is expected to strengthen their prevention and control system for chronic diseases caused by metabolic syndrome. Overall, this project will:
(1)Assist in planning effective integrated care strategies and practices on prevention and control of metabolic chronic diseases.
(2)Strengthen the care capacity for metabolic chronic diseases at medical institutions.
(3)Enhance the self-management ability of community residents for metabolic syndrome.
Fa-Yauh Lee, Vice Superintendent of TVGH and Timothy T. Y. Hsiang, Secretary General of TaiwanICDF