NCD Efforts Need More Political Leadership, Accountability To Achieve Goals, Expert Says

BMJ Opinion: Richard Smith: Making 2018 the year of NCD
Richard Smith, chair of icddr,b, discusses remarks made last month at a C3 Collaborating for Health breakfast seminar by Robert Beaglehole, chair of the Lancet NCD Action Group, about the stalled progress toward reaching global goals on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Smith writes, “Despite the dismal progress so far, Beaglehole remains optimistic. He sees three priorities: achieving political leadership and commitment; simplifying what countries need to do; and holding countries accountable” (5/1).

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