Analysis of policy development in European countries for tackling non communicable diseases
By Anna Ritsatakis and Péter Makara
Editors: Jill L. Farrington, Robert Geneau and Bosse Pettersson
Regional Office for
Available online as PDF file [274p.] at: http://www.euro.who.int/Document/E92828.pdf
The structure of the book is as follows.
Chapter 1. Introduction - This chapter gives the rationale for the study and an overview of the book.
Chapter 2. History and context of policies to tackle NCD non communicable diseases
This chapter describes the key features of NCD non communicable diseases policy development in the last two decades, the broader context and related policy initiatives.
Chapter 3. Methodology, underlying concepts and values
This chapter sets out why and how the original study was carried out, with an explanation of underlying concepts and values.
Chapter 4. Country case studies
The case studies describe NCD non communicable diseases policy development in
Chapter 5. Reflections on experiences
Drawing on cross-analysis of the case studies and other sources, this chapter reflects on country experience throughout the policy cycle, presents the lessons learnt, and illustrates how different stakeholders and NCD issues influence the development of policies.
Chapter 6. Pointers for the future
Leading on from the conclusions of the analysis, this chapter offers countries valuable pointers on moving forward within the framework of the European NCD Strategy and also alerts them to emerging challenges and opportunities for NCD policy development in the future.
Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Chapter 2 History and context of policies to tackle NCD
Chapter 3 Methodology, underlying concepts and values
Chapter 4 Case studies: policy development in countries for tackling noncommunicable diseases
Chapter 5 Reflections on experiences
Chapter 6 Pointers to the future
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