NCDs Integrated into the World Health Assembly

 

It’s hard to believe just a few of years ago NCDs were an outlier at WHO’s annual meeting, barely featuring on the agenda. People still questioned whether it should be a focus of member-state negotiations, in lieu of other pressing priorities and plans. We know by now that times have changed, spurred by events like the UN summit on NCDs and the overwhelming evidence justifying countries take meaningful action to address their growing global health burden.

Read the whole article at the Global Health Council website.