1.3 Objectives of NPCDCS
Health promotion through behavior change with involvement of community, civil society, community based organizations, media etc.
Opportunistic screening at all levels in the health care delivery system from sub- centre and above for early detection of diabetes, hypertension and common cancers. Outreach camps are also envisaged.
To prevent and control chronic Non-Communicable diseases, especially Cancer, Diabetes, CVDs and Stroke.
To build capacity at various levels of health care for prevention, early diagnosis, treatment, IEC/BCC, operational research and rehabilitation.
To support for diagnosis and cost effective treatment at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of health care.
To support for development of database of NCDs through Surveillance System and to monitor NCD morbidity and mortality and risk factors.