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WHO Announces New High-Level Commission On NCDs

WHO: World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases
“WHO is announcing … a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development, and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet — noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease, cancers, and diabetes. … [The commission] will provide actionable recommendations to contribute to the Third United Nations General Assembly High-level Meeting on NCDs scheduled for the second half of 2018…” (2/16).

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