Ethical tensions in dealing with noncommunicable diseases globally

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 22/03/2012 20:03

Noncommunicable diseases pose an increasingly high burden of disease that threatens economic and social development, yet cost-effective health interventions exist. World leaders recognized the compelling case for action with the declaration at the United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases in September 2011.

Venkatapuram S, McKee M, Stuckler D. Ethical tensions in dealing with noncommunicable diseases globally. New York City: letin of the World Health Organization; 2012. Available at: http://www.who.int/bulletin/online_first/11-094789.pdf


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Since that meeting, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been developing a Global Monitoring Framework and the United Nations Secretary-General is preparing to report to the 67th session of the General Assembly in September 2012 on ways to tackle noncommunicable diseases across different sectors.

 


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