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Table 1 Ten essential questions for developing a humanitarian response to NCDs

From: Non-communicable diseases in humanitarian settings: ten essential questions

1. What are the existing capacities of the local health system?  
2. Which NCDs to address?  
3. Who is the target population?  
4. What kind of interventions needed to ensure continuum and continuity of care?  
5. Which algorithms or guidelines to use?  
6. What medications to be integrated in the basic essential drug list?  
7. What are the ethical implications?  
8. How to ensure accountability to patients?  
9. How to monitor interventions?  
10. What to do beyond provision of health services for “classical” NCDs?