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National Strategic and Action Plan for the Prevention and Control Non-communicable Diseases (NCDS) 2013-2018

Ministry of Health; Jamaica Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Jamaica 1 January 2013 Policy document non communicable disease, plan, strategy

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GOAL
The goal of the strategic and action plan is to reduce the burden of preventable morbidity and disability and avoidable premature mortality due to noncommunicable diseases and injuries by 25% by 2025.

OBJECTIVE 1
Reduce exposure to modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases and promotion of health throughout the lifecycle through the creation of health-promoting environments.

OBJECTIVE 2
Strengthen and reorient health systems to address prevention and control of non-communicable diseases through people-centred primary health care and universal health coverage

OBJECTIVE 3
Strengthen national capacity for NCD surveillance and high quality research for prevention and control of non- communicable diseases

OBJECTIVE 4
Strengthen international cooperation and advocacy to raise the priority accorded to prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the development agenda and in internationally agreed development goals.

OBJECTIVE 5
Build health-promoting public policies through health in all policies

OBJECTIVE 6
Strengthen national capacity, leadership, governance, mulitsectoral action and partnership to accelerate country

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