Informal Briefings in New York

The NCD Alliance, together with the Permanent Missions of Brazil, Denmark, Jamaica, the Russian Federation, and WHO, convened on 2 May 2018 an informal briefing on NCDs at UN Headquarters in New York City. The briefing, which took place in a packed room, provided an overview of progress to date, the challenge and opportunities presented by the UN HLM and NCDA's campaign priorities for the outcome document.

The briefing featured statements from the co-hosts - Ambassador Courtenay Rattray, Permanent Representative of Jamaica; Ambassador Frederico Meyer, Deputy Permanent Representative of Brazil; Ambassador Peter Lehmann Nielsen, Deputy Permanent Representative of Denmark; Ambassador Sergey Kononuchenko, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation; and Mr Werner Obermeyer, Deputy Executive Director of the WHO Office at the UN. All co-hosts highlighted the importance of the third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs, scheduled for Thursday 27 Sept. at UN Headquarters, as a tipping point to shift from commitment to action. COMPLETE REPORT

Interamerican Society of Cardiology (IASC)

Click here to download a pdf copy of the IASC newsletter for September - December 2012 in Spanish.