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National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer Diabetes, CVD and Stroke (NPCDCS)

Objective

• Prevent and control common NCDs through behaviour and life style changes,

• Provide early diagnosis and management of common NCDs,

• Build capacity at various levels of health care forprevention, diagnosis and treatment of common NCDs,

• Train human resource within the public health setup viz doctors, paramedics and nursing staff to cope with the increasing burden of NCDs, and

• Establish and develop capacity for palliative & rehabilitative care.