People have died from tobacco-related diseases since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.
The NCD Alliance today released its Preferred Outcomes Document for the UN NCD Summit on 19-20 September.
The Document includes 34 recommendations that the Alliance wants UN Member States to include in their action plan that will emerge from the Summit. The 34 outcomes are grouped into 8 areas of action:
- Diagnostics and treatment
- Health systems
- Human rights/ Vulnerability
- Monitoring/ Follow-up
Further reading: Outcomes Document [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 772.2 KB]; Press release [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 92.15 KB]; Presidents' letter [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 171.44 KB]; Background [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 152.23 KB]