WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

Non Communicable Disease plan 2013 - 2017

Ministry of Health; Republic of South Africa Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans South Africa 31 December 2013 Policy document 978-0-621-41510-0 health system, prevention

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.


This item may no longer be in force or up to date. Please check to see if a newer version of this item is available. This item record has been included for historical and reference purposes only.


The Goal of this plan is for attaining a long and healthy life for all through prevention and control of non-communicable diseases. This requires the implementation of three major components:

1) Prevention of NCDs and promotion of health and wellness at population, community and individual levels.

2) Improved control of NCDs through health systems strengthening and reform

3) Monitoring NCDs and their main risk factors and conducting innovative research.


WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.