Public Health Priorities and Goals
  
Cardiovascular disease prevention and management

 To reduce the cardiovascular disease burden by preventing the onset of, and improving control and treatment of risk factors for CVD including obesity and overweight, smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and blood cholesterol.

 
Tobacco control

 To reduce the number of smokers and other forms of tobacco users in Abu Dhabi

 
Communicable disease prevention and control

 To maintain the low prevalence of communicable diseases in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through evidence-based preventive interventions and effective early response systems.

 
Occupational and environmental health
 To reduce incidence of occupational and environmental-related diseases and injuries among the working population in Abu Dhabi Emirate
 
Mother, infant and school health

 To reduce mortality and morbidity related to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum/postnatal periods; and enable school children and adolescents adopt healthy lifestyle behaviours and by creating supportive healthy environments inside schools.

 
Cancer control and prevention
 To reduce the incidence and mortality of cancer by preventing it, if possible, and ensuring early diagnosis and/or treatment.
 
Road  safety

 To reduce incidence rate of road traffic-related injuries and deaths in Abu Dhabi Emirate.

 
Other chronic conditions including Asthma
 To improve the health status and quality of life of people living with chronic conditions
 
Oral health

 To improve oral health status of the population of Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

 

 

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