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Measuring progress on NCDs: one goal and five targets

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 19/12/2012 10:52

Heads of states and governments made commitments to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Political Declaration from the UN High-level Meeting on NCDs in September, 2011.

Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Horton R, Ezzati M, Bhala N, Amuyunzu-Nyamongo M, Mwatsama M, Srinath Reddy K. Measuring progress on NCDs: one goal and five targets. The Lancet. 2012; 380 (9850): 1283-1285. Available at: http://bit.ly/OXY3lD doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61692-4


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15/10/2012

A key commitment in the Political Declaration calls upon WHO to develop a comprehensive global monitoring framework to assess progress in the implementation of national strategies and plans for the four main NCDs: cardiovascular diseases (CVD), diabetes, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases.


Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Horton R, Ezzati M, Bhala N, Amuyunzu-Nyamongo M, Mwatsama M, Srinath Reddy K.

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