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Multi-sectoral Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases In Maldives (2014-2020)

Ministry of Health Maldives Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Maldives 27 May 2014 Policy document non communicable disease

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Specific Objectives

1. To raise the priority accorded to the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases in the national agendas and policies according to international agreed development goals through strengthened international cooperation and advocacy

2. To strengthen national capacity, leadership, governance, multisectoral action and partnership to accelerate country response for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases

3. To reduce modifiable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases and underlying social determinants through creation of health-promoting environments

4. To strengthen and orient health systems to address the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases and underlying social determinants through strengthening
primary health care approach.

5. To promote and support national capacity for high quality surveillance, operational research and monitoring and evaluation for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases

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