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Strategic Plan for the surveillance and prevention of Non Communicable Disease in Bangladesh 2011-2015

Directorate General of Health Services: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Bangladesh 1 January 2011 Policy document non communicable disease

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The Policy Document outlines the approach of the strategic plan:

The approaches are integrated with the existing system rather than a vertical one. This will help strengthen the public health configuration and influence healthcare systems towards a more preventive orientation.
Major focus of the strategic plan of action is to enable practical, cost-effective and evidence based interventions that can be adopted to achieve a reduction in NCD risk factor prevalence, and NCD morbidity and mortality. It aimed at reducing NCD death rate by 2% per annum in alignment with the global target. In the document strategies enshrined three major areas for initiating action.

1. Surveillance of NCDs & Risk factors
2. Health Promotion & Prevention of NCDs
3. Health Care Services for NCDs

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