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Table 6 Mauritius scorecard for individual NCD services

From: Assessing health system challenges and opportunities for better noncommunicable disease outcomes: the case of Mauritius

Policy optionScore
CVD
 Risk stratification in primary health care [3, 29]Limited
 Effective detection and management of hypertension [3, 29]Moderate
 Effective primary prevention in high-risk groups [3, 29]Extensive
 Effective secondary prevention after AMI including acetylsalicylic acid [3, 29]Extensive
 Rapid response and secondary care after AMI and stroke [3, 29]Moderate
Diabetes
 Effective detection and general follow-up [3]Moderate
 Patient education on nutrition, physical activity and glucose management [3]Moderate
 Hypertension management among diabetes patients [3]Moderate
 Prevention of complications (that is eye and foot examinations) [3]Moderate
Cancer – first line
 Prevention of liver cancer through hepatitis B
Immunization [3, 29, 49, 57, 58]
Extensive
 Screening for cervical cancer and treatment of
precancerous lesions [3, 29, 49, 57, 58]
Moderate
Cancer – second line
 Vaccination against human papilloma virus [3, 29, 49, 57, 58]Moderate
 Early case-finding for breast cancer and timely treatment of all stages [3, 29, 49, 57, 58]Limited
 Population-based colorectal cancer screening at age > 50 linked with timely treatment [3, 29, 49, 57, 58]Limited
 Oral cancer screening in high-risk groups linked with timely treatment [3, 29, 49, 57, 58]Limited