Second annual gathering of the Global Group of Heads of State and Government for the prevention and control of NCDs

UN Headquarters

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases are a global crisis, taking the lives of 41 million people prematurely each year, and inflicting daily hardship for those at risk or living with an NCD. Persistent action and bold leadership are needed to address this burden worldwide. TheĀ Global NCD Compact...