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PLOS Blog Post Features Interview Between Acting, Outgoing Heads Of GCM/NCD

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This post highlights an interview between Guy Fones, acting head and senior adviser at the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (GCM/NCD), and Bente Mikkelsen, outgoing head of the GCM/NCD and newly appointed director of the Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Promoting Health through the Life-Course (NDP) at WHO/Europe. They discuss the GCM/NCD’s first-ever General Meeting in Geneva on November 5-6, which “aims to support synergies and collaborations that foster appetite for … action [on NCDs] globally” (11/5).

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