CEO Perspective

November 20, 2016

We must make governments aware of the urgency of non-communicable diseases

The world is in the throes of a non-communicable disease (NCD) epidemic.

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November 20, 2016

“A Billion Dollar Lie: We must not take our eyes off Big Tobacco”

Is anything less believable than Big Tobacco investing in a smoke-free future?

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November 20, 2016

Building Momentum To Stop NCDs at the UN General Assembly

It’s a global crisis that poses a risk to nearly every family. And while this crisis is a household problem, it does not have a household name.

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November 20, 2016

NCD Alliance Side Event – United Nations General Assembly

Unfortunately, the burden of NCDs is only increasing. People are more exposed to behavioral and environmental risk factors.

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November 20, 2016

Vital Strategies Launches Resolve – A new initiative to save 100 million lives

The Initiative will save more than 100 million lives by preventing heart attacks and help close gaps in epidemic preparedness and response.

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November 20, 2016

A Call to Action for Lung Health – FIRS launches Global Charter for Lung Health

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies launches world’s first Global Charter for Lung Health.

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November 20, 2016

Upcoming Global NCD Conference in Montevideo

The upcoming Global Conference on NCDs can accelerate our progress on reducing by one-third the premature deaths from NCDs.

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November 20, 2016

Addressing Psoriasis within a comprehensive NCD Response

It is time to recognize that psoriasis is a non-communicable disease. It is time to include psoriasis in the global response to NCDs.

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November 20, 2016

Success Factors for NCDs: Pathways to Accelerate Progress

Now is the moment to highlight progress made on commitments from the 2014 High Level Meeting on NCDs and redouble our efforts.

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November 20, 2016

New Leader of WHO Must Bring Deep Reform – Real Clear Health

Top health officials from every nation will gather in Geneva for the World Health Assembly, where they will elect a new head of the WHO.

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