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Healthy Caribbean Coalition - 2008-2013 Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

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2008-2013 Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

The six objectives of the 2008-2013 Action Plan are:

 

  • To raise the priority accorded to noncommunicable disease in development work at global and national levels, and to integrate prevention and control of such diseases into policies across all government departments
  • To establish and strengthen national policies and plans for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases
  • To promote interventions to reduce the main shared modifiable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases : tobacco use, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol
  • To promote research for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases
  • To promote partnerships for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases
  • To monitor noncommunicable diseases and their determinants and evaluate progress at the national, regional and global levels

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