GSO Projects — Useful links for NCD information and action

The following useful documents are available on the WHO website at

These include:

  • Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of NCDs, 19 September 2011
  • Major statements and speeches
  • Resources for taking action to
    • Reduce exposure to risk factors
    • Enable health system strengthening
    • Set targets and measure results
    • Advance multi-sectoral action
    • Improve national capacity
    • Promote international cooperation

The WHO also published the “Targets to monitor progress in reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases, prepared by the WHO Technical Working Group on NCD Targets, 15 July 2011,  available here.

C3 Collaborating for Health,  “Report on the High-level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of NCDs (19-20 September 2011) and Associated Side-Events” available here.

NCD Alliance, “Summary and Analysis of the Political Declaration on the Prevention and Control of NCDs”, 5 October 2011 availablehere.

Global Health Council Roundtable, “Global Leadership and Local Solutions:  Mobilizing for NCDs”, June 2011 available here.

Additional GSO documents, including the following,

  • Linkages between Major Highlights from GSO April and June Roundtables and the Political Declaration
  • Highlights from April and June 2011 GSO Roundtables on Mobilizing Multi-stakeholder Action to Address NCDs
    • Report of April 2011 GSO Roundtable
    • Report of June 2011 GSO/CMBD Roundtable