Technical papers

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The technical papers on noncommunicable diseases were developed by the WHO Regional Office, to update the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean. The Regional Committee is WHO’s decision-making body in this region, and meets yearly with representative from the 22 countries.

The below documents provide an overview of noncommunicable diseases at the time, in addition to the progress made by countries and WHO in this area of work, as well as a proposed way forward for both countries and WHO.

Technical papers

October 2014, Technical paper to the 61st session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

Noncommunicable diseases: implementation of the Political Declaration of the UN General Assembly, and follow-up on the UN Review Meeting in July 2014

September 2013, Technical paper to the 60th session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

Implementing the UN Political Declaration on Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases based on the regional framework for action

August 2012, Technical paper to the 59th session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

The Political Declaration on the UN General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases: commitments of Member States and the way forward

Related links

Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

UN Political Declaration on Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

Regional framework for action