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WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases

Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs by 2030Days 2017

Date: 18–20 October 2017
Place: Montevideo, Uruguay

To highlight the critical links between reducing premature deaths from NCDs and enhancing policy coherence across areas that impact the governance, prevention, management and surveillance of NCDs.

Objectives

  • To provide guidance to Member States on how to reach SDG target 3.4 by 2030 by influencing public policies in sectors beyond health and enhancing policy coherence;
  • Launch a set of new global initiatives to help countries accelerate progress in reducing premature mortality from NCDs and fast track efforts to attain SDG target 3.4;
  • Exchange national experiences in enhancing policy coherence to attain the 9 voluntary global NCD targets for 2025;
  • Highlight the health sector as the key advocate for enhancing policy coherence for the attainment of SDG target 3.4.

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