Leadership and governance

Thirteen of the 21 PICTs included in this report have a current national multisectoral strategy addressing NCDs and risk factors, 15 have established NCD indicators and targets, and five have an active multisectoral NCD taskforce. Substantial efforts are required to strengthen leadership and governa ... ce of NCDs in PICTs. The NCD crisis is driven by multiple factors, both within and outside the health sector, so a multisectoral approach is essential to address this issue. Pacific health ministers have already committed to taking a multisectoral approach to address NCDs. Establishing a multisectoral NCD strategy with target indicators and taskforces are essential activities to operationalise this commitment.

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PICT ratings for Pacific NCD Dashboard Leadership and governance indicators

Summary of findings for Pacific NCD dashboard Leadership and governance indicators

Not Present

4

19%

2

10%

3

14%

Under Development

12

57%

5

24%

3

14%

Present

5

24%

14

67%

15

71%

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