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Douglas Bettcher adds: "We need to urgently accelerate progress in the battle to beat NCDs," "The window of opportunity to save lives is closing. This is playing out before our eyes in many ways, including in the increasing numbers of people, particularly children and adolescents, suffering from obesity, overweight and diabetes. If we don't take action now to protect people from NCDs, we will condemn today’s and tomorrow’s youth to lives of ill-health and reduced economic opportunities" External link

who Monday, September 18, 2017 8:12:00 PM CEST

Brima Kargbo said: “Cholera is a devastating disease which spreads quickly and kills fast, and risks can increase after severe flooding,” External link

who Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:29:00 PM CEST

Seth Berkley said: “The devastating floods and landslides which ravaged Sierra Leone throughout August have left the country dangerously vulnerable to water-borne disease outbreaks,” External link

who Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:29:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “China’s health reforms show it's possible to implement far-reaching, quality transformations in a short time. Its success in providing 95% of its population with access to health insurance is a model for other countries in how to make our world fairer, healthier and safer. We can all learn something from China,” External link

who Monday, August 21, 2017 8:24:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: "Breastfeeding gives babies the best possible start in life," External link

who Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:23:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: "Breastfeeding gives babies the best possible start in life," External link

who Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:23:00 PM CEST

Ahmad Reza said: “Monitoring health inequality is essential to ensure no one is being left behind,” External link

who Friday, July 21, 2017 12:19:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “Antimicrobial drug resistance is a growing challenge to global health and sustainable development,” External link

who Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:23:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “Antimicrobial drug resistance is a growing challenge to global health and sustainable development,” External link

who Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:23:00 PM CEST

Gottfried Hirnschall said: "We need to ensure that people who start treatment can stay on effective treatment, to prevent the emergence of HIV drug resistance," External link

who Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:23:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: "Governments around the world must waste no time in incorporating all the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control into their national tobacco control programmes and policies," External link

who Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:09:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: "Governments around the world must waste no time in incorporating all the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control into their national tobacco control programmes and policies," External link

who Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:09:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher says: “Tobacco industry interference in government policy-making represents a deadly barrier to advancing health and development in many countries,” “But by monitoring and blocking such activities, we can save lives and sow the seeds for a sustainable future for all” External link

who Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:09:00 PM CEST

Michael Bloomberg says: “One in 10 deaths around the world is caused by tobacco, but we can change that through MPOWER tobacco control measures, which have proven highly effective,” External link

who Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:09:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher says: “Countries can better protect their citizens, including children, from the tobacco industry and its products when they use tobacco monitoring systems,” External link

who Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:09:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: “Safe water, sanitation and hygiene at home should not be a privilege of only those who are rich or live in urban centres,” External link

who Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:13:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom says: “Safe water, sanitation and hygiene at home should not be a privilege of only those who are rich or live in urban centres,” External link

who Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:13:00 PM CEST

Hassan Rohani says: “Physical activity should be enhanced in workplaces and in schools,” “People should be trained and encouraged to have a healthy diet and be sufficiently physically active. Intake of salt, sugar and fatty acid should be reduced. All sections of our society, individuals, government, NGOs, charities, have a shared responsibility for health and should collaborate with each other” External link

who Friday, June 30, 2017 12:07:00 PM CEST

Oleg Chestnov says: “The Islamic Republic of Iran is showing it is feasible for countries, and the world, to respond to the NCDs epidemic,” External link

who Friday, June 30, 2017 12:07:00 PM CEST

Etienne Krug notes: "Elder abuse is rarely discussed in policy circles, less prioritized for research and addressed by only a handful of organizations," External link

who Wednesday, June 14, 2017 8:18:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom said: “It is humbling to see again the power of this incredible global partnership to generate funding to fight one of the world’s most horrible and debilitating diseases,” External link

who Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5:32:00 PM CEST

Tedros Adhanom added: “The new pledges show that donors understand the urgent need to support this mission right through to the very end,” “We must finish the job properly to ensure that there is no chance of this terrible disease coming back” External link

who Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5:32:00 PM CEST

Marie Paule Kieny said: "Safe and effective medicines are an essential part of any health system," External link

who Tuesday, June 6, 2017 8:20:00 PM CEST

Margaret Chan told: "What we are seeing now looks more and more like a dramatic resurgence of the threat from emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases," External link

who Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:21:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher adds: "But action to control it will provide countries with a powerful tool to protect their citizens and futures," External link

who Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:25:00 PM CEST

Margaret Chan adds: "But by taking robust tobacco control measures, governments can safeguard their countries' futures by protecting tobacco users and non-users from these deadly products, generating revenues to fund health and other social services, and saving their environments from the ravages tobacco causes" External link

who Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:25:00 PM CEST

Oleg Chestnov says: "Many governments are taking action against tobacco, from banning advertising and marketing, to introducing plain packaging for tobacco products, and smoke-free work and public places," External link

who Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:25:00 PM CEST

Douglas Bettcher says: "Tobacco is a major barrier to development globally;" External link

who Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:25:00 PM CEST

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