Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Global coordination mechanism for NCDs

Second formal meeting of Member States

Decision EB134(1) on the follow-up to the UN Political Declaration on NCDs request requested the Director-General to:

  • convene a second formal meeting of Member States, to be held before the end of April 2014, in order to conclude the work on the development of terms of reference for the global coordination mechanism on the prevention and control of NCDs, submitting the report of that meeting to the Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly for its consideration.

The process moving forward is as follows:

  • 23-25 April 2014: Second formal meeting of Member States to conclude the conclude the work on the development of terms of reference for the global coordination mechanism on the prevention and control of NCDs
  • 19-24 May 2014: Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly will consider the report of the second formal meeting of Member States

Background documents:

  • It is proposed that the second formal meeting of Member States (23-25 April 2014) will be a continuation of the first formal meeting of Member States (11-13 November 2013). Accordingly, the report of the first formal meeting of Member States, included in document EB134/14 (please refer to paragraph 3 and Annex 2), would be the starting point of the consultations at the second formal meeting of Member States.
  • The process which lead to the first formal meeting of Member States is summarized on the page linked below.
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Second formal meeting of Member States
23-25 April 2014