The Outcomes of the UN High-Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases

Diverse Perspectives on the Meeting's Outcomes and Next Steps
  • Thursday, Sep 29, 2011
  • Please join CSIS for a robust discussion of the outcomes of the UN high-level meeting and how member states and global health leaders intend to carry forward the push to reverse the emerging NCD epidemic. Dr. Nils Daulaire, Director of the Office of Global Health Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will kick off the event with a keynote address on the major achievements and outcomes of the high-level meeting, areas of unresolved tension and disagreement, and critical follow on steps over the next two years.

    Dr. Daulaire’s remarks will be followed by a panel of diverse commentators, including:

    Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, South African Ambassador to the United States
    Dr. Trevor Gunn, Senior Director of International Relations at Medtronic
    Dr. Peter Lamptey, President of Public Health Programs, FHI 360

    Other individuals who have played a critical role in the NCD Alliance and the UN deliberations will be present in the audience and incorporated into the discussion for comment.

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