WHO Initiatives in NCD Prevention and Control

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WHO Role for NCDs

  World Health Organization (WHO) has played a vital role at global level, in prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

  In South East Asian Region (SEAR), there has been a growing recognition and commitment to address NCDs.


Priority Given Through

  High-level advocacy

  Set norms

  Standards

  Evidence base for effective policies

  Strategies

  Interventions

  Surveillance

  Monitoring

  Evaluation

For SEAR Region

  Coordinating activities

  Providing technical and financial support

  Integrating NCD control in their primary health-care system

  Promoting and forging partnerships







Source: WHO-2011 report

SEAR Countries

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