Policy - Non-Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Strategic Plan of Action 2015-2020

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Ministry of Health
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Ministry of Health and partners
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NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components


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Goal1 : Improve overall nutrition

1. By 2015, establish a multi-sectoral working group to address overall nutrition improvement activities in Palau.

2. By 2020, reduce salt intake by 30%.

3. By 2020, increase fruits & vegetables intake by 50%.

4. By 2020, increase breastfeeding by mothers of infants up to 6 months of age by 50%.


Goal 2: Decrease the prevalence of the major NCDs by 10%

1. By 2015, establish/strengthen an MOH multi-disciplinary team to address the prevalence of NCDs in Palau.

2. By 2020, reduce prevalence of raised blood pressure among adults by 10%.

3. By 2020, decrease prevalence of raised blood glucose among adults by 10%.

4. By 2020, decrease prevalence of overweight/obesity among school-aged children by 10%.


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WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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