WHO's Action Plan: 2008-2013 Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

"Working closely with Member States,WHO has, therefore, developed this Action Plan to prevent NCDs from occurring and to help the millions who are already affected to cope with these lifelong illnesses. The Action Plan provides Member States,WHO, and the international community with a roadmap to establish and strengthen initiatives for the surveillance, prevention and management of NCDs. Furthermore, the Plan highlights the pressing need to invest in NCD prevention as an integral part of sustainable socioeconomic development."

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