Policy - National Policy and Strategic Frame-Work on Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases

Published by:
Royal Government of Bhutan
Published year:
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

2.12.3 Unhealthy diet

In order to improve nutrition of the population and promote healthy eating to prevent NCDs, multiple

strategies that include food supply, food access and choice, will be employed. Implemented will be

through a broad population-based approach and targeted interventions to reach individuals and

communities with high risk dietary habits.

2.12.5 High blood pressure, dysglycemia, obesity and hyperlipidemia

The strategy will aim to educate the general population and those already experiencing abnormal blood pressure, abnormal sugar and lipid level and unhealthy weight gains to prevent and manage these problems through active health sector and community based activities.


WHO NCD Repository 

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