|Posted by RCG-SL on September 9, 2013 at 9:35 AM|
SierraLeone’s National Policy and the Strategic Plan of Action for Non-CommunicableDiseases for 2013 – 2017 have been launched by the Ministerof Health and Sanitation,Miatta Kargbo, on Friday 6th September2013 at the Miata Conference Hall.
The saidimplementation of the National Non-Communicable Diseases Strategic Plan isessential for the reduction of the prevalence of NCDs in Sierra Leone.
“Theimplementation of this National Policy on NCDs will be of great significance inthe reduction of the burden of NCDs in Sierra Leone. currently, it is therenewed focus of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to integrate theprevention and control of NCDs at all levels of care in our health caredelivery system,” she said.