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United Nations 2011 High-Level Meeting on Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (UN NCD Summit)
September 19 - 20, 2011; New York, New York
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On September 21, 2011, the UN High-Level Meeting on Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) resulted in the signing of a declaration to address key issues related to the world's leading NCDs: cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory diseases. The final declaration is available in English and in several translated versions.
Reducing Cancer Deaths: 25% by 2025?
Peer-to-Peer With David J. Kerr, MD and Eduardo L. Cazap, MD, PhD
Noncommunicable Diseases: More Than a Health Crisis
Expert Interview With Eduardo L. Cazap, MD, PhD
Stopping the Heart Disease Pandemic
Peer-to-Peer With Jack Lewin, MD, CEO, and William Zoghbi, MD, President Elect of the American College of Cardiology
Island in the Sun: Taking Healthy Changes in Grenada Global
Commentary From Valentin Fuster, MD
Global Cardiovascular Health
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
What's Next in the Fight Against Noncommunicable Diseases?
Video Commentary From Neil Schluger, MD, Chief Scientific Officer, World Lung Foundation
Fighting Noncommunicable Diseases: How Physicians Can Help
Statement From Neil Schluger, MD, Chief Scientific Officer, World Lung Foundation