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National Non Communicable Disease Policy2010-2015 Preventing Chronic Conditions Working Towards a Healthy Life for all Samoans

Ministry of Health Government of Samoa Country Resources General Health Policies Samoa 31 December 2010 Policy document health system, prevention, primary care

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The Vision of the National Noncommunicable Diseases Policy 2010 is that:

The overall quality of life of the Samoan people will be enhanced by prevention of noncommunicable diseases and their complications.

The Goal is to improve health and well-being, length of life and productivity together with a reduction in long term health care costs of noncommunicable diseases.

The Aim of the National Noncommunicable Diseases Policy 2010 is to:

To promote a commitment to and a guide for action to achieve the Government of Samoa’s Goals to improve the health of the population through the prevention of non-communicable diseases.

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