Policy - Cook Islands National Strategy and Action Plan for Non-communicable diseases 2015 - 2019

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NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components


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The Global Goal for NCD is to reduce NCD related premature deaths by 25% by 2025 (25 by 25). To align with this, the Cook Islands goal is to reduce the incidence of NCD by 2% per year by 2019.


Food and nutrition objectives

1. Reduce dependency of imported food and increase availability, consumption and access to local nutritious food.

2. Increase the proportion of adults (≥18 years old) eating 5 or more servings of vegetables per day to 30%.

3. Reduce the proportion of overweight and obese children in the population by 10%.

4. Reduce the proportion of overweight and obese adults in the population by 10%.

5. To reduce salt intake in peoples diet to the recommended daily standard of less than 5grams per day (200mgs of sodium).


WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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