Barbados · Law · Programmatic documents

National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases – 2020-2025

Objectives:

The National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases provides an action plan to address the four main non-communicable diseases of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases as well as the four main risk factors of unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, harmful use of alcohol and tobacco use.

Scope:

The National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases includes, among others, a specific outcome of reducing unhealthy diet and overweight/obesity (Outcome 2) along with two outputs and expected results, namely (1) enhancing strategies and mechanisms for healthy nutrition (Output/Expected Result 1) and (2) enhancing the implementation of strategies and interventions for conflict of interest (Output/Expected Result 2) .