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Table 2 A comparative framework for the content analysis of national documents

From: Assessment and prioritization of the WHO “best buys” and other recommended interventions for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Iran

ObjectiveActions and interventions a
1. To raise the priority accorded to the prevention and control of NCDs in global, regional and national agendas and internationally agreed development goals, through strengthened international cooperation and advocacy (1.1 to 1.4)4 policy options
2. To strengthen national capacity, leadership, governance, multisectoral action, and partnerships to accelerate country response for the prevention and control of NCDs. (2.1 to 2.4)4 policy options
3. Reducing modifiable risk factors for NCDs and underlying social determinants through creation of health-promoting environments (3.1 to 3.49)TOBACCO3 overarching/enabling actions
9 best-buys and other recommended interventions
HARMFUL USE OF ALCOHOL3 overarching/enabling actions
11 best-buys and other recommended interventions
UNHEALTHY DIET2 overarching/enabling actions
13 best-buys and other recommended interventions
PHYSICAL INACTIVITY1 overarching/enabling actions
7 best-buys and other recommended interventions
4. Strengthen and orient health systems to address the prevention and control of NCDs and the underlying social determinants through people-centered PHC and UHC (4.1 to 4.38)OVERARCHING/ENABLING ACTIONS8 actions
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE10 interventions
DIABETES7 interventions
CANCER7 interventions
CHRONIC RESPIRATORY6 interventions
5. To promote and support national capacity for high-quality research and development for the prevention and control of NCDs (5.1 to 5.5)5 policy options
6. To monitor the trends and determinants of NCDs and evaluate progress in their prevention and control (6.1 to 6.5)5 policy options
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