Rebecca Dirks, MA

Senior Technical Officer, Program Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Public health
  • Service integration
  • Chronic care management
  • Continuum of care
  • Qualitative assessment
  • Noncommunicable disease

Projects & Resources

  • The Abundant Health project is a community-based prevention and control program targeting hypertension and diabetes in five locations in the Tan Phu District in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

  • The Step It Up: Wearables for Health project in Ghana is studying whether patients with hypertension accept and use physical activity wristbands to monitor and produce data on their condition.

  • The objectives of FHI 360's cardiovascular disease (CVD) pilot intervention in Ghana are to determine the prevalence of CVD risk factors; strengthen the capacity of health facilities to identify and manage CVD; initiate facility and community-based primary and secondary prevention activities; and engage policy makers in the primary prevention of NCDs.

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