NCDs and Development in the PAHO Region: A Think Tank Report to Inform NCD Strategic Planning in the Americas

29 Apr 2013
NCDs and Development in the PAHO Region: A Think Tank Report to Inform NCD Strategic Planning in the Americas

NCDs and Development in the PAHO Region: A Think Tank Report to Inform NCD Strategic Planning in the AmericasExperts from a variety of backgrounds including public health, epidemiology, economics, political science, and development participated in the PAHO Think Tank work to assess NCD targets and indicators for the region. The Think Tank experts discussed and proposed new evidence-based indicators that could highlight the social costs of NCDs and harmful effects on economic growth, and that would illustrate how NCDs affect equity in the Americas.

The following document is the final report of the PAHO Think Tank group