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WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says intensified action is needed to respond to the global epidemics of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes. He has urged leaders at all levels of society to use the 18-20 October 2017 WHO Global Conference on NCDs in Uruguay as an opportunity to focus on ensuring government policies are geared to promoting health and preventing and treating NCDs.
This is a vital step to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 3.4 to reduce premature deaths from NCDs by one-third by 2030, and to contribute to the achievement of other SDGs that will map a road towards a healthier, fairer and more sustainable future.
Special Session on CVD and tobacco at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health
WHF to host CVD Special Session at World Conference on Tobacco or Health
Organizers of the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health announce scientific programme