One year on, what has the UN meeting on non-communicable diseases achieved?
One year ago, world leaders met in New York and agreed to strengthen national responses to NCDs, as well as commit to coordinated international action. This was a landmark event that established NCDs as a fundamental macroeconomic, developmental and political challenge of the 21st century.
One year on, let’s look at how far the international community has come, and what challenges lie ahead. By Phillip Baker, Australian National University, Alessandro Demaio, University of Copenhagen and Rob Moodie, University of Melbourne.