Policy - Seychelles Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases, 2016-2025

End year:
Published by:
Ministry of Health
Published year:
Is the policy document adopted?:
Adopted year:
June 2016
Adopted by:
The Strategy was presented at Cabinet and approved on the 30th of June 2016 (C16/D/MEM/154). The Strategy was subsequently presented by the Minister of Health at the National Assembly with no objection (Nation 28 July 2016).
Type of policy:
NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 
The Seychelles NCD Strategy adopts the 9 national voluntary targets agreed by WHO Member States:
1) 25% reduction of NCD
2) 10% reduction in alcohol use
3) 10% reduction in prevalence of insufficient physical activity
4) 30% reduction in mean population salt intake
5) 30% reduction in the prevalence of tobacco use
6) 25% reduction in the prevalence of raised blood pressure
7) 0% increase in obesity and diabetes
8) At least 50% of eligible people receiving drug therapy and counselling to prevent heart attack and stroke
9) At least 80% availability of the affordable technologies and essential medicines, including generics, required to treat major NCDs on both public and private facilities

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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