Control and Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases

Touching on the titah of His Majesty on focusing towards strategic matters that leads to the nation's economic growth and protecting the people's welfare and well-being, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health said the Ministry of Health will also play a role in strategies and policies to instil healthcare awareness as well as healthy lifestyle practises. This is so that the youth will always remain healthy physically and mentally, as well as be productive in contributing to the country's economy.

Yang Berhormat said the youth's development policy specifically in health fully supports the enhancement of human capital development based on the Malay Islamic Monarchy philosophy. Cooperation from the government, the private sector, non-government organisations, as well as community representatives should continue to be strengthened, especially in the control and prevention of non-communicable and communicable diseases, apart from preparedness in handling any public health emergencies.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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