Policy - National Multisectoral Action Plan for Prevention and Control of Common Noncommunicable Diseases

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India
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Is the policy document adopted?:
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Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 


Promorte healthy choices, reduce preventable morbidity, avoidable disability and premature mortality due to NCDs in India 

Objectves of the Action Plan

  • To advocate for increase in the priority accorded and resources allocated to the prevention and control of non communicable diseases in the national agenda and policies
  • To strengthen national capacity to lead multisectoral partnerships to accerlarte and scale-up national response to NCDs
  • To improve the capacity of individuals, families and communities to make healthier choices by creating healthy environments that promote health and reduce the risk of NCDs
  • To strengthen health systems to provide accessible and affordable good quality care to all people with disease or risk factors through primary health care approach 
  • To establish sustainable surveillance, monitoring and evaluation systems for programme development and monitoring that promotes evidence based policy and programme development.

WHO NCD Country Capacity Survey 2019

Revision log

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:02engesveenkEdited by Danahawwash. added reference and linkpublished
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