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Information on the UN High-Level Non-Communicable Diseases Summit, September 2011


View the endorsed declaration here.

View the speaking notes of the Hon. Leona Aglukkak, Minister of Health (Plenary, Roundtable #2).


Follow the summit live, starting Monday, September 19


In the news...

As High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases Concludes, New York City’s Mayor Says ‘We Are in Race with Time We Cannot Afford to Lose’ (20 September 2011)

Global Response against Non-communicable Diseases Must Be Urgent, Comprehensive, Fully Coordinated, Say Speakers at Final Round-table Discussion (20 September 2011)

Canada Signs UN Declaration on Preventing and Controlling Chronic Diseases (19 September 2011)

UN launches global campaign to curb death toll from non-communicable diseases


For more information, and related topics:

On the UN Meeting

World Health Organization 2008-2013 Action Plan for the Global Strategy

Draft Political Declaration, September 9, 2011

From the C3 Collaborating for Health initiative

Lancet Articles on the UN NCD Summit