Policy - National Program on Prevention and Control of NCDs in Albania 2016-2020 (Programi Kombëtar për Parandalimin dhe Kontrollin e Sëmundjeve Joinfektive në Shqipëri)

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Is the policy document adopted?:
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Type of policy:
NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 
Overall Targets
(based on targets and indicators in line with the WHO Global Monitoring Framework )
1. Halt the rise of premature mortality from NCD
• Unconditional probability of dying between the ages of 30 and 70 from CVDs, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease.
2. Alcohol
• Halt the rise among women
• Reduce consumption among men
• Halt the rise of binge drinking among adolescents
3. Tobacco
• Reduce prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
• Halt the rise among women
• Reduce prevalence among the adult population
4. Physical activity
• Reduce physical inactivity among schoolaged
children by 10%
5. Hypertension
• Relative reduction of the prevalence of HBP by 10%
6. Diabetes and obesity
• Halt the rise of obesity
7. Health system response
• At least 50% of eligible at-risk population undergoes the appropriate therapy
• Improve access to essential medicines required to treat major NCDs (by 25%)
Other targets and indicators will be developed in response to specific activities in the Action Plan.

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