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

NCD Strategy 2013-2017

The Government of Norway Norwegian Ministry of Health Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Norway 1 January 2013 Policy document non communicable disease, 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 Please check to see if a newer version of this item is available.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 five main initiatives of the strategy are:

• continuing and developing the primary preventive activities, as described in the Public health report

• giving increased priority to the work of early diagnosis

• giving increased priority to secondary prevention

• ensuring patient careers with good quality at all stages of treatment and follow-up

• reinforcing the roles of users and patients and getting them more actively involved in the treatment of their own diseases


English, 227.2 kB pdf

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 If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.