Policy - Johan Bela' National Programme for the Decade of Health

Date:
2003
Published by:
Policy Documentation Center
Published year:
2003
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
2003
Adopted by:
Ministry of Health, Social and Family Affairs
Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

HEALTHY YOUTH

  • From 2003, enhancing the conditions for childhood prevention programmes (dental, fluorine, iodine prevention),
  • Achieving daily health-promoting exercise for all children (see: ‘Promoting Physical Activity’),
  • From 2003, consistently implementing laws that guarantee health-promotion considerations in paediatric primary health care and school health services,
  • By 2004, designing health-promotion curricular material for use in graduate education of teachers and the health professions (physicians, health visitors, nurses); furthermore, elaboration of the institutional frameworks for training

HEALTH PROMOTION IN SETTINGS OF DAILY LIFE

  • To see health-promoting political practices in operation in day-to-day life settings, in settlements, schools, workplaces, and in healthcare institutions, to effectively implement health promotion, using methods of prevention 

HEALTHY NUTRITION AND FOOD SAFETY

The Goal: To reduce the prevalence of nutritionrelated disorders and to improve the general state of health through healthy nutrition

  • To disseminate information on healthy nutrition to specialists and all of society
  • To grow (farming) and produce (food industry) sufficient and quality food for healthy nutrition through a policy of sustainable farming and stock breeding, through protection of the environment
  • To implement the guidelines for healthy nutrition in mass catering
  • To establish family nutritional safety - to see to it that all children have enough qualify food, by expanding the school meal system
  • To improve food safety, reduce food-borne diseases and to prepare for new challenges.

REDUCING MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY DUE TO CORONARY HEART DISEASES AND CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES

  • To improve the effectiveness of screenings for hypertension so as to identify at least 75% of all hypertensive persons
Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review; NOPA

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