WHO Global Conference on NCDs

Enhancing policy coherence to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases

Uruguay President, WHO to stage global conference on NCDs

From 18-20 October, 2017, world leaders will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay, to promote health and national development through taking action to beat noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic lung diseases and diabetes.

WHO, the Office of the President of Uruguay, and that country’s Ministry of Health are organizing the Global Conference on NCDs.


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UN agencies have joined forces in countries around the world to push for multisectoral action on NCDs.

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