Panamá regional workshop: Strengthening civil society response to NCDs

22nd May 2015

From June 8-10, the Healthy Latin America Coalition (CLAS) will be hosting "Regional Workshop on NCDs: Strengthening Civil Society Response" at  Hotel Intercontinental Miramar, Miramar Plaza, Avenida Balboa, Panama City.

The objectives of this workshop are to:

1) Share experiences, lessons learned and challenges regarding the promotion and implementation of NCD prevention policies in Latin America and the Caribbean, whether from governments or civil society, focused on tobacco control, healthy eating and controlling obesogenic environments, limited alcohol consumption, and physical activity;
2) Develop a consensus regarding NCD regional and national priorities, challenges and controversies of the NCD agenda; and
3) Strengthen regional and national NCD leadership, clarifying CLAS's agenda, improving communication, and promoting the creation and strengthening of national NCD coalitions.

Participants will include representatives from  ministries of health, PAHO/WHO, civil society and academia, from across twelve countries in Latin America.

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Please address any enquiries to: [email protected]