As the world prepares for a high-level meeting on NCDs at the UN General Assembly in New York taking place at the end of September 2018, the government has called for urgent action on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in the African region. NCDs which include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, mental disorders, and diabetes are now the leading killers on the planet, causing 7 in 10 deaths globally.
Mike of the Uganda NCD Alliance leads a parade around the community in Kampala to raise awareness of NCDs (file photo).
Botswana: Tackle NCDs Head-On, Vigorously - Mogae
Botswana Daily News, 17 September 2018
Nations have been urged to act quickly and tackle Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) head-on with the same vigour exerted on fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Read more »
WHO, 17 September 2018
Botswana's leaders made a call for urgent action on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in the African region today (17 September) at a landmark forum held in Gaborone. Read more »
Former President of Botswana Festus Gontebanye Mogae presented recommendations from the UN High Level Commission's report, which include a series of proven, cost-effective 'best ... Read more »