Heads of State commit to Noncommunicable Disease Global Compact to save 50 million lives by 2030

News Release by the World Health Organisation Today, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO, launched a new report calling on global leaders to take urgent action on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), responsible for 17 million premature deaths every year. To accelerate action Dr Tedros renewed

Youth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The youth are the future but their issues tend to be given a backseat. To bring them to the forefront, young people’s global priorities were outlined in the 2030 Agenda by the UN. Governments must address national objectives by assuming ownership of the Agenda and

The Four R’s of COVID-19: ‘Relief; Repair; Reboot and Revolutionism’

By Jason Braganza The global Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented shock hopefully many of us will not be alive to see another as disruptive and pervasive as this one. A health crisis that shut down the entire global economic and trading ecosystem for close to