WHO conference on NCDs, Ashgabat
IVETA RAJNICOVA-NAGYOVA will be the official representation of EUPHA at the Ashgabat WHO Ministerial Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases
The WHO European Ministerial Conference on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases in the context of Health 2020 will take place on 3-4 December 2013 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Ministers of health in the WHO European Region are asked to take stock of their achievements in prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases over the past two years, and to declare their commitment to joint action in this area in the short and long terms.
The conference will address three main themes:
- Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) and development
- Tobacco-free Europe
- National responses to NCDs
The Ashgabat Declaration
The adoption of a Conference declaration covering these three main themes is planned. The declaration will be a concrete expression of commitment to joint action for NCD prevention and control in the European Region and an important step in the implementation of Health 2020 and the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020.
Dr. Iveta Rajnicova-Nagyova the President of the EUPHA section on Chronic Diseases will be the official representation of EUPHA at the Ashgabat WHO Ministerial Conference on Noncommunicable Diseases.