This report reviews the current status of noncommunicable diseases and provides a road map for reversing the epidemic by strengthening national and global monitoring and surveillance, scaling up the implementation of evidence-based measures to reduce risk factors like tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful alcohol use, and improving access to cost-effective healthcare interventions to prevent complications, disabilities and premature death.
Lancet, 2016; 388 10053: Investing in better management of NCDs is critical. The Steering Committee provides advice on the development of the programme and the modalities of the General Meeting.
Most of these 15 million premature deaths from NCDs could have been prevented or delayed by available cost-effective public health measures and interventions. Objectives To highlight action and progress made in mobilizing multisectoral and multistakeholder partnerships to share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources to complement the efforts of national Governments towards achieving the nine voluntary global targets of the WHO Global Action Plan on NCDs 2013-2020 and the NCD- SDG 3.
Low-cost solutions exist for governments and other stakeholders to reduce the common modifiable risk factors. Skip to main content. World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases 16 February 2018. Meeting registration Please note that registration for the General Meeting has been extended until 6 November, only for applicants that do not require Visa or already have a valid Visa to enter Switzerland.
Related Video: About Us. Meeting materials. High impact essential NCD interventions can be delivered through a primary health care approach to strengthen early detection and timely treatment. NCDs disproportionately affect people in low- and middle-income countries where more than three quarters of global NCD deaths — 32million — occur.
Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990—2015: About Us. As part of the Agenda, Heads of State and Government committed to develop ambitious national responses, by 2030, to reduce by one-third premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment SDG target 3. The exorbitant costs of NCDs, including often lengthy and expensive treatment and loss of breadwinners, force millions of people into poverty annually and stifle development.
New York, NY: Investing in noncommunicable disease control generates major financial and health gains 16 May 2018.