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From 22-23 November 2017, the World Heart Federation will participate in a Special Session of the WHO Executive Board, held in Geneva, Switzerland.
This additional meeting has been convened by WHO to discuss the Draft 13th General Programme of Work (GPW13), a strategic document that will guide WHO’s support to its Member States from 2019-2023.
The current draft of GPW13 has been open for consultation ahead of the Executive Board meeting, and the WHF has compiled and submitted a response to this draft based on comments drawn from WHF Members, Board and staff.
Among WHF’s key comments are:
WHF will also participate in the meeting and deliver a policy statement that summarizes the key recommendations from WHF’s submission.
WHF Consultation Response to GPW13
WHF Statement on GPW13
InterAmerican Heart Foundation awarded for Advocay at the NCD Alliance Forum in Sharjah, UAE
WHF joins the European Heart Network's (EHN) 25th anniversary celebrations
The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) to be held for the first time in Africa where tobacco industry interference is endemic