Time to Deliver: Combating NCDs is a Political Choice

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    Add to Calendar 09/27/18 01:15 pm 09/27/18 02:30 pm America/New_York Time to Deliver: Combating NCDs is a Political Choice Side-event on the occasion of the 73rd UN General Assembly and the Third UN High-level Meeting on NCDs.   This event will focus on urgent and bold actions that can be taken now by Heads of State and Government – not Ministers of Health only – to combat NCDs, and will provide a platform for political leaders to showcase what they are doing differently.   WHO and Uruguay will launch a new initiative to engage Heads of State and Government to fast traction for the prevention and control of NCDs until the Fourth UN High-level meeting on NCDs in 2025.   Moderator: James Chao, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for SDGs and Health   Announcement of a new WHO initiative: Dr Tedros, WHO Director-General Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay Conference Room 11, UN Headquarters, East 42nd Street, New York, NY, USA
    Description

    Side-event on the occasion of the 73rd UN General Assembly and the Third UN High-level Meeting on NCDs.

     

    This event will focus on urgent and bold actions that can be taken now by Heads of State and Government – not Ministers of Health only – to combat NCDs, and will provide a platform for political leaders to showcase what they are doing differently.

     

    WHO and Uruguay will launch a new initiative to engage Heads of State and Government to fast traction for the prevention and control of NCDs until the Fourth UN High-level meeting on NCDs in 2025.

     

    Moderator:

    James Chao, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for SDGs and Health

     

    Announcement of a new WHO initiative:

    Dr Tedros, WHO Director-General

    Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay

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    • 06

      Days
    • 19

      Hours
    • 09

      Minutes
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    Organizer(s)

    WHO, Uruguay

    Location

    Conference Room 11, UN Headquarters, East 42nd Street, New York, NY, USA

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