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U.S. Delegation To Attend Global Health Security Agenda Meeting

White House Blog: Securing Global Health through U.S. Leadership Admiral Tim Ziemer, senior director for global health security at the National Security Council, discusses a U.S. delegation’s attendance at an upcoming Global Health Security Agenda meeting in Kampala, Uganda. Ziemer writes, “We have three objectives at this year’s GHSA meeting.…

Governments Endorse Plan To Address NCDs As Development Priority At WHO-Backed Conference

U.N. News Centre: Governments endorse U.N.-backed plan to tackle cancer, diabetes, and other deadly diseases “Global leaders have pledged to take bold action to reduce suffering from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which include the world’s leading killers — heart and lung diseases, cancers, and diabetes — the United Nations health agency…

Governments Should Address Link Between Trade, Global Rise Of NCDs

The Conversation: The hidden connection between obesity, heart disease, and trade Ronald Labonte, professor and Canada research chair at the University of Ottawa “…There is plenty of research evidence of the impact of trade and investment agreements on [noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)] such as heart disease, and on major risk factors…

HHS Statement Addresses Montevideo Roadmap At WHO Conference On NCDs

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: United States Government Statement on the Montevideo Roadmap at the WHO Global Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases This release highlights a statement made by Tom Alexander, principal deputy director for Global Affairs at HHS and U.S. head of delegation to the WHO Global Conference…

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