Non-Communicable Diseases

The programme is responsible for the management of national Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) initiatives. This programme receives support from the National Nutrition Centre and the Health Promotion Unit. The work in the NCD programme is guided by the National Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases 2020-2025 and the National Cancer Control Plan for Barbados 2020-2025.   The goal of the programme is to improve health by reducing the risk factors for and the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases.