USAID Tackles the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in Europe and Eurasia Region

In September 2011, the UN convened a High Level Meeting on NCDs, reflecting the growing international commitment to tackle the enormous and neglected problem of NCDs worldwide. Subsequently, there has been increasing focus on country-led implementation and global policy frameworks to accelerate prevention and control of NCDs, including but not limited to:

  • The United Nations Political Declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of NCDs;
  • Health 2020: the European policy for health and well-being;
  • The WHO global action plan for the prevention and control of NCDs (2013–2020).
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Report Author(s): 
Chitashvili T | Cherkezishvili E
Organization(s): 
University Research Co., LLC (URC); American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Broad Branch Associates; EnCompass LLC; FHI 360; Harvard University School of Public Health; Health Research, Inc.
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