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National Strategy for the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases (The National Strategy and Plan of Action Against Diabetes, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, and Obesity in Jordan)

Ministry of Health Government of Jordan Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Jordan 1 January 2011 Policy document community, non communicable disease, prevention

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The vision of this strategy is “All partners are committed to a population free of preventable diabetes and all diabetes preventable complications; a population in which diabetic patients enjoy high quality of life similar to their fellow citizens”.
The mission of this strategy is “Advocacy for and coordination of national efforts to prevent diabetes and provide the best care for diabetic patients”.

The ultimate goal of this strategy is to reduce the incidence of diabetes and its complications in Jordan.

The guiding principles of this strategy are as follows:
i- Fighting against diabetes is a national responsibility
ii- Prevention of diabetes and care with diabetics is a human right
iii- Equity: Access to high quality services should be ensured for the poor and marginalized with no gender discrimination
iv- Community involvement
v- Multisectoral approach
vi- Empowering patients to care for themselves

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