Policy - Strategic Plan for Surveillance and Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases in Bangladesh

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Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
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Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

To reduce the burden of NCDs including injury, mental disorders and blindness in Bangladesh.
1. To establish an integrated mechanism of sustainable collection, analysis and dissemination of essential data on NCDs and their major risk factors, and provide evidence base for public health decision making for containing NCDs.
2. To strengthen capacity of the health system for prevention and control of NCDs.
3. To strengthen health promotion measures including risk reduction and behavioral change through healthy lifestyle and well-being campaigns to combat public health threats caused by unhealthy-lifestyle, occupation and environment related diseases, mental illness and injuries.
4. To assist communities in terms of knowledge and creating favorable environment to empower people to become responsible for their health.
5. To develop a common platform by promoting network formation among the relevant stakeholders for surveillance, prevention and management of NCDs.


WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010

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