Health Experts Urge Action On NCDs Ahead Of U.N. High-Level Meeting

Devex: Ahead of UNGA, over 50 health experts sign letter for action on NCDs
“A powerhouse cast of United Nations, civil society, and academic leaders have come together to call for bold, practical action to reduce the global epidemic of noncommunicable diseases. More than 50 health experts co-signed a letter published in The Lancet [June 28], which provided an eight-point agenda to accelerate progress ahead of the United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on the prevention and control of NCDs in September…” (Rogers, 6/29).

Devex: Q&A: Why beer, wine, and spirits producers need to be at the NCDs table
“…[H]ow can [alcoholic beverage] producers affect change in global health? According to [Henry Ashworth, CEO of the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking], it’s through dialogue, partnerships, and supporting global frameworks designed to reduce harmful drinking. Sitting down with Devex, he explained this in more detail…” (7/2).

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