NCD civil society movement speaks out at New York hearing

11th June 2011

On 16 June, attention of the NCD civil society movement was focused on the Informal interactive civil society hearingon the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases, which took place at the UN in New York. For a webcast of the 16 June hearing click here There was a strong contingent from the NCD Alliance participating in the hearing, as well as in side events both in New York, and in Washington, during the Global Health Council conference. The NCD Alliance called on all those concerned to make themselves heard by heads of state and health decision makers. Moreover, the Alliance is encouraging a high turnout by heads of government at the UN Summit in September. Read more about the NCD Alliance 100 Days of Action. More on the UN Summit on NCDs here.