National Health Programme

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTRIBUTORS INTRODUCTION

I. NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME: THE POLICY OBJECTIVES AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  1. Prerequisites for health
  2. Health promotion
  3. Public health policy
  4. National Health Programme the policy objectives and guiding principles

II. MOST SERIOUS HEALTH HAZARDS AND MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEMS

  1. MOST SERIOUS HEALTH HAZARDS:
  2. MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEMS
  3. INEQUALITY IN HEALTH

III. NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME - OBJECTIVES AND TARGETS

  1. Promoting physical activity among the general population
  2. Promoting healthy diet and improving food quality
  3. Reducing tobacco smoking
  4. Reducing alcohol consumption, changing alcohol consumption patterns, and reducing alcohol abuse-related health damage
  5. Reducing abuse of other psychoactive substances and drug abuse-related health damage
  6. Improving efficiency of health education and health promotion programmes
  7. Promoting mental health and preventing mental disorders
  8. Reducing exposure to harmful factors in the living, working and educational evironment and mitigating their health effects
  9. Improving sanitation throuhout the country
  10. Reducing the incidence of accidents, and traffic accidents in particular
  11. Improving efficiency and effectiveness of emergency services in life threatening conditions
  12. Improving access to and quality of primary health care
  13. Preventing premature births, low birth weight and reducing related health effects
  14. Improving early diagnosis and active care of persons at risk of ischaemic heart disease
  15. Improving early diagnosis and treatment of breast and cervical cancers
  16. Providing better opportunities for people with disabilities and developing their capacities to lead active lives
  17. Improving prevention of communicable diseases
  18. Improving prevention of dental caries and periodontal disease in children, adolescents and pregnant women

    IV. EXPECTED HEALTH GAIN IN THE POPULATION BY THE YEAR 2005

    V. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME

    1. Participants
    2. The requirements for NHP implementation
    3. Monitoring and evaluation of outcomes
    4. Financing of the NHP implementation

    VI. NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME 1996-2005 CONCEPT AND STRUCTURE



    National Health Programme