Outcomes of Lifestyle Improvement Programs in the Last Ten Years in Asia

  • Yasuo Haruyama


In Asian countries, the mortality and morbidity due to cardiovascular diseases is not lower than that of the United States and Europe, as Asia has the largest population in the world and consists of both developed and developing countries. Therefore, it is very significant that community health promotion should be extended in Asia. This review describes the short-item, medium-item, and long-item evaluation of lifestyle improvement and other factors influencing the effects on morbidity and mortality in the last 10 years, and explores the new direction of further community health promotion in Asia.


Health Checkup Sport Facility Moderate Intensity Physical Activity Lifestyle Modification Program Community Health Promotion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public HealthDokkyo Medical University School of MedicineMibu-CityJapan

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