High-level regional meeting - Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Experience in the European Region
16–18 April 2018, Sitges, Spain
The high-level regional meeting Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Celebrate, Share, Inspire will bring together evidence and experience of how governments can adapt their health systems to effectively meet the growing challenge of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).Objectives and expected outcome
Top storyDay 2 of high-level meeting Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Learning from good examples and real-time problem solving in policy labs
Day 2 of the high-level meeting Health Systems Respond to NCDs kicked off with participants diving directly into policy workshops covering 4 key topics: financing and incentive alignment, health workforce, governance and financing of intersectoral action, and medicines.
- Day 3 of high-level meeting Health Systems Respond to NCDs: opportunities and challenges for accelerated response
- Day 2 of high-level meeting Health Systems Respond to NCDs: Learning from good examples and real-time problem solving in policy labs
- Sweden takes action towards people-centred health professions education
Key questions on the agenda
- How can health systems enable people to be more effective at managing their own health conditions?
- How can citizens take action to reduce NCDs, such as hypertension, in their communities, while working side-by-side with primary health care providers?
- How can nurses and other health professionals be enabled to play a larger role in NCD detection and management?
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