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“Friends of the Task Force” UNGA side event on mobilizing resources for NCDs and mental health

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September 21
10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Add to Calendar September 21 10:00 am September 21 11:30 am America/New_York “Friends of the Task Force” UNGA side event on mobilizing resources for NCDs and mental health

During the high-level week of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, Uruguay and WHO are hosting the annual meeting of the Friends of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases. This year’s session is titled “Mobilizing resources and technical support with and for Member States to deliver the NCD and mental health-related SDG targets”.

The side event will aim to:

  • Highlight action that needs to be taken by Member States, UN agencies and development partners to meet the NCD- and mental health-related SDGs.
  • Launch the 2022-2025 Task Force Strategy, and highlight ongoing initiatives of Task Force members.
  • Promote the recently established UN Health4Life Fund, a multi partner trust fund to catalyze country action for NCDs and mental health.
  • Announce winners of the 2022 Task Force and WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Awards.

The side event will be held virtually on 21 September 2022 between 10:00-11.30 EST (16:00-17:30 CET). To join the event, please register here.

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During the high-level week of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, Uruguay and WHO are hosting the annual meeting of the Friends of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases. This year’s session is titled “Mobilizing resources and technical support with and for Member States to deliver the NCD and mental health-related SDG targets”.

The side event will aim to:

  • Highlight action that needs to be taken by Member States, UN agencies and development partners to meet the NCD- and mental health-related SDGs.
  • Launch the 2022-2025 Task Force Strategy, and highlight ongoing initiatives of Task Force members.
  • Promote the recently established UN Health4Life Fund, a multi partner trust fund to catalyze country action for NCDs and mental health.
  • Announce winners of the 2022 Task Force and WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Awards.

The side event will be held virtually on 21 September 2022 between 10:00-11.30 EST (16:00-17:30 CET). To join the event, please register here.