Draft Action Plan on NCDs 2013-20

World Health Organization has approved a draft action plan containing a vision, principles and approaches, a goal, six objectives, and voluntary global targets to be achieved by 2025. The Jan 11 plan will go for consultation in March and finally submitted for approval at the WHF Assembly in May 2013.

Our Time:  A Call to Save Preventable Death from CVD. See summary targets.

25% reduction in NCDs by 2025 will require a concerted effort by all. Reductions in tobacco use, improved diets, more active lifestyle, reduced obesity, controlled blood pressure and less salt in the diet are part of it.  But so are drug therapies to prevent heart attacks and strokes and affordable technologies and essential medicines.

Coalición Latinoamericana Saludable: se reúne en cumbre de la ONU en Nueva York, septiembre 2011
CLAS members at UN Summit Sept 11

Algunos miembros de CLAS encuentran un momento para informar a los demás sobre la multitud de actividades que tuvieron lugar durante la Cumbre de la ONU sobre las ENT en septiembre 2011. Desde entonces, la Organización Mundial de la Salud ha avanzado en la definición de metas e indicadores para monitorear las enfermedades no transmisibles y un plan de acción.

Rio de Janeiro Letter on NCDs

This Letter signed in Nov 2012 aims to provide an outline of actions to reduce the prevalence of risk factors that contribute to high morbidity and mortality from cardio and cerebrovascular diseases and chronic diseases more generally. Signatories also  include the Interamerican Society of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology and World Heart Federation. Click below for complete document.

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