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Invest to Protect: NCDs as an investment priority to boost societies’ resilience and recovery
Co-hosted by the NCD Alliance, World Health Organization and the World Diabetes Foundation, this event will bring focus to the urgency of investing in NCD prevention and care. It will also start the discussion on what success at the Second WHO Global NCD Financing Dialogue in 2023 might look like, and what it will take to achieve this.

This virtual dialogue will unpack the priorities set out in the NCDA financing brief “Invest to Protect: NCD financing as the foundation for healthy societies and economies”, harnessing the momentum of the Global Week for Action on NCDs as a unifying platform for the global NCD movement to call upon governments, organisations, and individuals to act on NCD prevention and care and to leave no one behind.

Opening and closing remarks by:
Dr Tedros, Director-General, World Health Organization
Mr Michael Bloomberg, WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Injuries
Bente Mikkelsen, Director of the NCD Department, World Health Organization
Katie Dain, CEO, NCD Alliance

Moderated by:
Mr Bent Lautrup-Nielsen, Head of Global Development & Advocacy, World Diabetes Foundation

Speakers include:
Paul Fife, Director of the Department of Human Development, Norad
Charles Dalton, Senior Health Specialist, International Finance Cooperation
Dr Omary Ubuguyu, Director for Curative Services, Ministry of Health, United Republic of Tanzania
Mr Joshua Makubu, Minister of Oti Region, Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled and Ghana NCD Alliance
Mr Jaime Barba, Our Views, Our Voices advocate, Mexico Salud-Hable
Dr Kelly Henning, Public Health Programme Lead, Bloomberg Philanthropies
Ms Rachel Nugent, Vice President and Director of the Center for Global NCDs, RTI International
Dr Vuyiseka Dubula Majola, Director of the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management, South Africa

Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English, French and Spanish.

**Please send us your suggested questions in advance to info@actonncds.org**

Sep 8, 2022 03:30 PM in Zurich

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