Policy - Guam Non-communicable disease strategic plan 2014-2018

Date:
2014
End year:
2018
Published by:
Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
Published year:
2013
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Type of policy:
NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The overarching goal for the Guam NCD Plan is to reduce premature NCD deaths by 25% by the end of 2018.

 

NUTRITION AND OBESITY PREVENTION

Goal: To reduce obesity among youth and adults by 5% by 2018 through healthy eating by increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables.

Objective 1: Establish preliminary base line data on family, adult & youth fruit and vegetable daily consumption.

Objective 2: Increase fruits’ and vegetables’ availability and access to Villages & Families through market outlet initiatives.

Objective 3: Increase fruits and vegetable consumption, availability and access through: Home, Community, & School gardening initiatives.

Objective 4: Increase fruit and vegetable consumption and demand through education and public outreach initiatives.

 

Goal: To reduce hypertension and its associated risk factors among Guam adults.

Objective 1: By 2018, decrease the number of Guam residents reporting adding salt in cooking and at the table by 10%

 

Goal: Reduce childhood obesity and improve overall infant health through increased breastfeeding (BF).

Objective 1: By 2018, increase the percentage of Guam infants who initiate breastfeeding at birth by 10% and who maintain breastfeeding until 6 months of age by 20%.

Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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