2021 World Health Assembly (WHA74)

Event start date: 
23 May, 2021

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO). It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. It is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland. 


Our Views, Our Voices consultation now open!

Tue, 07/04/2017

To identify common issues faced and to understand how people living with NCDs would like to be meaningfully involved in the NCD response, we are consulting them until the 31st of August. 

70th session of the WHO World Health Assembly (WHA70)

Event start date: 
22 May, 2017

The 70th WHA will be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 22-31 May. We will be regularly updating this page with details of NCD related events, advocacy materials and official statements. 


Joint brief: The link between food, nutrition, diet and NCDs

Tue, 11/18/2014

World Cancer Research Fund International and The NCD Alliance have published a joint brief about why non-communicable diseases should be considered in policies to address major nutritional challenges.

6th Session of the Open Working Group on SDGs

Event start date: 
9 December, 2013

9-13 December 2013

UN HQ, New York, NY

More info

World Heart Day

Event start date: 
29 September, 2013

29 September 2013

Theme: Addressing the importance of a life-course approach to the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with a focus on women and children

More information


WHO-PAHO Regional Committee Meeting

Event start date: 
30 September, 2013

30 September- 4 October 2013
Washington, DC, USA

More information

Fifth BRICS Summit

Event start date: 
26 March, 2013

26-27 March in Durban, South Africa

Click for more information

WHO Executive Board: 132nd Session

The 132nd Session of the WHO Executive Board (EB) was held on 21-29 January 2013 in Geneva. The official papers for the meeting are available here.

Click here to read our summary of the meeting.


The Lancet, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), and the University of Washington invite you to the launch event: Rapid Health Transitions: Findings and Implications of the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study

Event start date: 
14 December, 2012

14 December 2012

The Royal Society
London, United Kingdom

This free one-day event is open to the public from 9:00am to 5:30pm at the Royal Society (6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG). No registration is required. For more information, please contact Summer Ohno at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation ([email protected])

For the invitation please find it here