Assembly Holds Hearing on Non-communicable Diseases
The General Assembly held a one-day hearing with non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, the private sector and academia on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Courtenay Rattray, Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the UN, chairs a roundtable discussion on “Enhancing international cooperation for NCDs”, which was held as part of the hearing. Panellists included: Giorgio Calabrese (left), Professor of Nutrition and Dietary Studies at the University of Naples Federico II (Italy); Gerald Yonga (centre left), Professor at Aga Khan University (Kenya); and Katie Dain (right), Executive Director of the NCD Alliance. Also pictured, Ziad Mahmassani (centre right), Political Affairs Officer, General Assembly Affairs Branch.