Waking up and walking the talk on NCDs

The NCD Alliance launched a video during the Second Global Week for Action on NCDs (2-8 September), calling for a concerted action to prevent NCDs.

190910ncdreddyphoto"NCDs represent the most important health challenge of this century" said Prof. K. Srinath Reddy, President Public Health Foundation of India.

190910ncdtedrosphoto"Health is a rights issue but also a means to development. NCDs cannot be tackled by the health sector alone, that's why we are calling for multisectoral approaches", says Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization Director-General.

190910ncdpaulajohnsphoto"We need ... to create a fair environment where the healthy choice is the easy choice". Paula Johns, President ACT Promocao da Saude, Board of Directors Member at Large of the InterAmerican Heart Foundation.