“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.