Beat the drum to beat NCDs!
On 18-20 October, 2017, WHO and the Presidency of Uruguay staged the Global Conference on NCDs in Montevideo. The focus of the conference was on accelerating all-of-government action to help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, promote health and achieve Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4, which is to achieve a one-third reduction by 2030 in premature death from NCDs, primarily cardiovascular diseases, cancers, lung diseases and diabetes. The highlight of the Conference was the launch of the Montevideo Roadmap on NCDs as a Sustainable Development Priority.
More information: www.who.int/montevideo2017
Montevideo Roadmap for NCDs