Survey to assess cardiovascular health and non-communicable diseases in Seychelles

The Ministry of Health Seychelles through the Unit for Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease (UPCCD)-Public Health Authority has launched a cardiovascular and non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) survey for approximately 1,700 randomly selected persons from Mahé, Praslin and La Digue.

The aim is to identify what proportion of the population suffer from NCD’s, and to identify the gaps in existing ministry services.

The survey participants is being randomly selected from updated housing and population census held by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in 2022.