Non-communicable Diseases Management and Digital Health Application at County Level in the Republic of Korea

Non-communicable Diseases Management and Digital Health Application at County Level in the Republic of Korea

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This seminar will introduce a few trials of non-communicable diseases management and digital health application at county level in the Republic of Korea. Pyeong-chang county where the 2018 Winter Olympic was held is rural and mountainous area with population about 40 thousand. The health challenges include aging population with scattered distribution and lack of medical resources. The health and medical center of the county has tried to implement community based frailty prevention and management programme since 2014 and an online-to-offline management model for non-communicable disease.

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Kunhee Park, PhD
Director General, Pyeong-chang county health and medical center
Pyeongchang county, Gangwon province, Republic of Korea

Dr. Park is Director General of Pyeongchang County Health and Medical Center in the Republic of Korea. He had worked as a Director of Gyeong-gi province Infectious Diseases Control Center from Aug 2021 to Jan 2023 during COVID-19 pandemic, and had worked at WHO WPRO (Western Pacific Regional Office) as an acting team coordinator, medical officer and technical officer in the area of health system, maternal and child health and country support from 2009 to 2017. He is a medical doctor and holds a Ph.D. in public health (health policy and management) from Seoul National University.

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03-21-2024 @ 12:00 PM to
03-21-2024 @ 01:00 PM
 

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