[Commission] Time to deliver: report of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs
July 31, 2018
- The Lancet 392, 10143 (2018)
Author: Sania Nishtar, Sauli Niinistö, Maithripala Sirisena, Tabaré Vázquez, Veronika Skvortsova, Adolfo Rubinstein, Festus Gontebanye Mogae, Pirkko Mattila, Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi, Sicily Kariuki, José Narro Robles, Isaac F Adewole, Adboulaye Diouf Sarr, Kim Yong Gan, Saia Ma'u Piukala, Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Eric Hargan, George Alleyne, Ala Alwan, Arnaud Bernaert, Michael Bloomberg, Katie Dain, Tom Frieden, Vikram Harshad Patel, Annette Kennedy, Ilona Kickbusch, Commissioners of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on NCDs
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its pledge to leave no one behind, is our boldest agenda for humanity. It will require equally bold actions from Heads of State and Government. They must deliver on their time-bound promise to reduce, by one-third, premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and wellbeing.