2017 WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases

World Health Organization

11 Nov 2018

To help address gaps in national policies on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), the Office of the President of Uruguay and the Ministry of Health of Uruguay organized the WHO Global Conference on NCDs. The Conference provided a platform for showcasing high-level political commitment and sharing lessons learned and best practices on how to enhance policy coherence, with a view to attaining Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 3.4 – to reduce by one-third premature mortality from NCDs. The Conference also supported the preparatory process in the lead-up to the third High-level Meeting of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on NCDs in 2018.

Read the summary report here.