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Healthy Caribbean Coalition - The NCD Alliance CIG Call 22nd February 2011

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Dear CIG Members,

The NCD Alliance would like to thank you for joining our Common Interest Group call on Tuesday 22nd February. For your convenience the presentations from the call are now available below for viewing and download.

We would also like to take this opportunity to invite you to the next CIG call which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 22nd March 15.30-16.30 CET Time. We will send out the registration link for this shortly.

CIG members can now follow the NCD Alliance on Twitter: @ncdalliance

Kind Regards, The NCD Alliance

22 Feb CIG Call Slides

Agenda

  • 330-340: World Health Organization NCD Update (Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Partnerships Advisor, WHO NCD Cluster)
  • 340-350: CIG Discussion
  • 350-405: UN Summit Update (Ann Keeling, CEO, IDF & Chair, NCD Alliance Steering Committee
  • 405-410: Lancet Meeting Update
  • 410-415: Partner Updates NCD Alliance FCTC Working Group
  • 415-440: CIG Discussion
  • 440-445 Call To Action (Johanna Ralston, CEO, World Heart Federation)

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FCTC Working Group Update

Tobacco & NCDs

  • 5.4 million tobacco-related deaths per year
  • Unchecked, increase to 8 million by 2030
  • 70% in low-and middle-income countries
  • Major common risk factor for all four diseases represented by the NCD Alliance
  • 1 in 6 NCD deaths attributable to tobacco use

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GHC NCD Roundtable

NCD Roundtable Objectives

  • Establish global health and development community agenda and voice around NCDs
  • Develop recommendations highlighting integration of NCDs and risk factors with other, prevailing global health priorities
  • Convene expanded group of USā€based and global stakeholders that supports work of NCD Alliance

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