Child and adolescent health policy 2013

Policies & Strategies
Ministry of Health
40 p.

This National Child and Adolescent Health Policy will cover children and adolescents ranging from 0-18 years of age. This document will provide the framework for the planning, management, delivery, monitoring, and evaluation of services targeted at improving and maintaining child and adolescent health for all these specific age groups in Samoa. Specific goals and objectives are: To ensure the protection of children and adolescents through healthy living and healthy eating; To ensure all children and
adolescents of Samoa access high quality and comprehensive health care through a primary health care approach; To improve child and adolescent health with effective health information systems by collecting data to inform planning and policy decisions; To improve on early detection, intervention and prevention of disability for all children of

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