The main goal of the National Oncology Program is to reduce the incidence and mortality of oncological diseases and improve the quality of life of cancer patients.
Action Plan 1 focuses on primary prevention and health promotion. Public Health Authority of the SR has carried out activities aimed at counseling and consulting services with the objective to supplement targeted state health supervision focused on monitoring of salt content in food, milk program in schools, fruit in schools, projects focused on healthy fluid intake, promotion of healthy snacks for children in schools and various educational activities concerning healthy diet and nutrition in schools. Conditions of physical education for elementary and high school students were also reviewed, specifically outdoor PE fields and their adherence to relevant legislation (spatial structure, equipment, microclimate in terms of temperature and humidity, etc.).
National Oncology Program is a public health plan focused on reduction of new cases of oncological diseases (incidence) and deaths (mortality) and improvement of quality of life of cancer patients via systematic and fair implementation of evidence-based strategies focused on prevention, early diagnostics, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation, supportive and end-of-life care as well as research aiming to find innovative solutions and evaluate results.