The Political Economy of Non-communicable Diseases:
A Whole of Society Approach
Dear Friends, Just finished the confrence and happy to share with you the outcome of this. While dealing with NCDs is a complex set of issues, however this confrence provided much of the “public view” as it was not sponsored by the industry. ( As I could not see any).
The statement makes recommendations on way forward especially recognising and embedding commercial determinants of health as mainstream work.
One of the recommendation on this point:
“..Establish and regularly convene multi-sectoral coordination structures that enable effective cross-sectoral actons including by safeguarding and managing conflicts of interests which unduly influence NCD preven2on and control policies, adhering in par2cular to artcle 5.3 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) that calls on Partes to protect policies from commercial and other vested interests of the tobacco industry in accordance with