Western Pacific Regional Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (2014–2020)
(2014; 52 pages)

Abstract

The Western Pacific Regional Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (2014–2020) was developed in response to a resolution adopted at the sixty-second session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific. The regional plan is fully harmonized with the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (2013–2020) while adding the value of actions that build on regional achievements, contexts, opportunities and perspective. The regional plan calls for a systematic approach to NCD prevention and control. The plan provides a road map and a menu of very cost-effective interventions for all Member States and other stakeholders, to take coordinated and coherent action at all levels to attain the nine voluntary global targets by 2025. The plan emphasizes the control of NCD risk factors and promotes access to services in primary health-care facilities in a phased manner. The plan also recommends strengthening surveillance frameworks for NCDs...

 
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