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[PDF] Political declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases [draft resolution]

Author: UN General Assembly, Published on: 16 September 2011

We..., assembled at the United Nations...to address...non-communicable diseases...Recognize that the most prominent non-communicable diseases are linked to...tobacco...alcohol, an unhealthy diet, and lack of physical activity;...Acknowledge the contribution...[of] all relevant stakeholders, including...the private sector and industry...;...Advance the implementation of...interventions...by...Promot[ing] the development and initiat[ing] the implementation...of cost-effective interventions to reduce salt, sugar and saturated fats, and eliminate industrially produced trans-fats in foods, including through discouraging the production and marketing of foods that contribute to unhealthy diet...[and] Promote access to comprehensive and cost-effective prevention, treatment and care...including...increased access to...medicines..., including through the full use of trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights (TRIPS) flexibilities...

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