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Integrated Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Prevention and Control Policy of Nepal

Ministry of Health Government of Nepal Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Nepal 1 January 2007 Policy document non communicable disease, prevention

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OBJECTIVES

1. Reduce the major risk factors (tobacco use, alcohol consumption, physical inactivity
and unhealthy diet)

2. Strengthen capacity of health personnel, institutions and other stakeholders for
identification of the major risk factors and to use comprehensive approach for health
promotion and primary prevention.

3. Strengthen capacity of health system to prevent, diagnose and manage NCDs through
standard guidelines and protocol appropriate to various level of health care.

4. Develop a national surveillance system for NCDs and their risk factors

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