Framing the NCDs Response and Realizing SDG-3 in Africa: Role of Communities, Culture and Governance
World NCD Federation Regional Council for Africa
Gaborone, Botswana with University of Botswana as Local Organizer
University of Botswana
Regional Office of World Non Communicable diseases (NCD) Federation, a professional Association working for Global Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) agenda, organized the 1st Regional Meeting of World NCD Federation at Gaborone, Botswana from 12 th -14 th December, 2018 with participation of key stakeholders from the region. The theme of the meeting was “Framing the NCDs Response and Realizing SDG-3 in Africa: Role of Communities, Culture and Governance”. It focused on the epidemiological transition in Africa, evidence based policies, strategies and guidelines for prevention, surveillance and management of NCDs and strengthening of primary health care approaches. The meeting provided a platform for discussion on a wide range of high level policy issues on the prevention and control of NCDs in the Africa region.