NCDs at the core of the WCToH 2015

26th March 2015

The 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health  concluded on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The conference declaration highlights that 60 countries include and implement tobacco control in all national health and development plans including NCD action plans and UN Development Assistance Frameworks.

The NCD Alliance was involved in a number of workshops, plenaries and launches of cutting-edge research publications. Katie Dain, NCDA Executive Director, spoke at the closing plenary session about the changing landscape of civil society in the NCD response, and called for more rigorous accountability and monitoring at the national level.

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