Policy - Multisectoral Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases (2014-2020)

Date:
2014
End year:
2020
Published by:
Government of Nepal
Published year:
2014
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Goal

The goal of the multisectoral action plan is to reduce preventable morbidity, avoidable disability and premature mortality due to NCDs in Nepal.

Targets

  • 25% relative reduction in overall mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, or chronic respiratory diseases
  • 30% relative reduction in mean population intake of salt/sodium
  • 25% reduction in prevalence of raised blood pressure
  • Halt the rise in obesity and diabetes
  • 50% of eligible people receive drug therapy and counseling (including glycemic control) to prevent heart attacks and strokes
  • Adoption of policies limiting saturated fatty acid/transfat
  • Increase in vegetable and fruit consumption

 

 

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