UN Summit: Millennium Development Goals High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 65th Session, New York, September 2010: outcome document

Commitments in: Health - Other Preventable Diseases

 “76. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in order to achieve Millennium Development Goal 6, including through:

 ...(h) Renewing efforts to prevent and treat neglected tropical diseases, prevention and treatment services for malaria and tuberculosis, including by improving national health information systems, strengthening international cooperation, accelerating further research and development, developing innovative vaccines and medicines and adopting comprehensive prevention strategies;

(i) Undertaking concerted action and a coordinated response at the national, regional and global levels in order to adequately address the developmental and other challenges posed by non-communicable diseases, namely cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, working towards a successful high-level meeting of the General Assembly in 2011;”