The European Response to Chronic Diseases

December 08th 2016


The European Chronic Disease Alliance and the NCD Alliance, with the support of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, will hold a two-day meeting on 12 and 13 December 2016 in Brussels, “The European Response to Chronic Diseases - the Role of Civil Society”.

The meeting’s objectives are:

- To review the current status and facilitate sharing of experiences among regional and national NCD civil society organisations (CSOs) active in Europe

- To strengthen the capacity of NCD civil society organisations in forming alliances to drive advocacy, policy, and accountability

- To support implementation of the 2016-2025 WHO European Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs, and other regional NCD priorities, through effective collaboration between CSOs, including patient organisations, within and across countries, with WHO Regional Office for Europe, European Union and national policymakers

Click here for the programme.