Global Conference Combats Rise in Cancer, Diabetes & Other #NCDs

Heart and lung ailments, cancers, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are spreading rapidly in Africa and across the world. The World Health Organization is hosting a Global Conference on NCDs in Uruguay 18-20 October 2017 to promote preventing and treating NCDs. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has issued a call for intensified action to respond to the epidemic.

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WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases: Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs by 2030 | Montevideo, Uruguay, 18-20 October 2017