WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of NCDs

The WHO GCM/NCD Working Group on the alignment of international cooperation with national plans on NCDs
(Working Group 3.2, 2016-2017)

The WHO GCM/NCD Working Group on the alignment of international cooperation with national plans on NCDs (Working Group 3.2, 2016-2017) was formed under Objective 3 of the GCM/NCD 2016-17 work plan to provide a forum to identify barriers and share innovative solutions and actions for the implementation of the global action plan for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases 2013–2020 and to promote sustained actions across sectors

Action 3.2:

Establish a Working Group in 2016 to recommend ways and means of encouraging Member States and non-State actors to align international cooperation on noncommunicable diseases with national plans concerning noncommunicable diseases in order to strengthen aid effectiveness and the development impact of external resources in support of noncommunicable diseases.

The Working Group is co-chaired by the following representatives of two Member States, one from a developed country and one from a developing country, appointed in consultation with Member States:

  • H.E. Ambassador Taonga Mushayavanhu, Permanent Representative to the UNOG, Zimbabwe
  • Mr Kjetil Aasland, Minister Counsellor for Health, Permanent Mission of Norway to the UNOG