Deep Dives


Deep Dive 3B: Accelerating the progress towards achieving the Non Communicable Diseases (NSDs) targets


  • Dr Cherian Varghese


  • Anne Beathe Tvinnereim, Minister for international development, MOFA, Norway
  • Baridalyne Nongkynrih, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Dr Emmanuel Luyirika, Executive Director, African Palliative Care Association, Uganda
  • Dr Bente Mikkelsen, Director, Noncommunicable Diseases in the division of UHC/Communicable and Noncommunicable diseases, World Health Organization Headquarters (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dr Rohit Doon, Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Dr David Watkins, University of Washington, USA

This session will highlight the current global status of NCD prevention and control and show that countries must accelerate progress to achieve the NCD targets. The session will also showcase tools and country best practices that could accelerate achievement of the NCDs targets.