18 October, 2017 - 20 October, 2017

09:00 to 12:30UTC−05:00

WHO Global Conference on NCDs

WHO Global Conference on NCDs

Montevideo, Uruguay

The World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining SDG target 3.4 on NCDs to, by 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment. The Conference is hosted by the President of Uruguay from 18 to 20 October 2017 in Montevideo.

The goal of the conference is to highlight the critical links between reducing premature deaths from NCDs and enhancing policy coherence across areas that impact the governance, prevention, management and surveillance of NCDs.

Day 1 (Wednesday, 18 October 2017)

Mercosur Building


09:00

Opening ceremony and keynote addresses


10:00

Experts Panel: Building ambitious national NCD responses to reach SDG target 3.4 by 2030


11:30

Healthy Break


12:00

Ministerial Forum:
- Making bolder political choices for NCDs in the face of other interests
- Fast tracking the implementation of national NCD responses


13:30

Lunch Break


15:00

High-level Segment for Heads of State and Government
Keynote addresses
Gavel moment: Adoption of the Montevideo Roadmap/Declaration on NCDs


17:30

Family Photo
Press Conference


19:00

Reception offered by the President of Uruguay


Day 2 (Thursday, 19 October 2017 )

Radisson Victoria Plaza Hotel


09:00

Plenary multistakeholder dialogue: Mobilizing stakeholders to support and scale up coherent solutions


10:30

Healthy Break


11:00

Parallel Workshop Sessions 1
(details in the Preliminary Programme Structure at the end of this page)


13:00

Lunch Break


14:30

Plenary multistakeholder dialogue: Noncommunicable diseases through a broader lens


16:00

Parallel Workshop Sessions 2
(details in the Preliminary Programme Structure at the end of this page)


Day 3 (Friday, 20 October 2017)

Radisson Victoria Plaza Hotel


09:00

Final Plenary
Keynote addresses: Way forward – paradigm shift in global response to the NCD challenge


11:30

Healthy Break


12:00

Closing Ceremony


12:30

Conference adjourns


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18th Oct 2017

09:00 to 12:30 UTC−05:00

Montevideo, Uruguay


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