Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Explores Impact of NCDs on Women
NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 -- Arogya World, with partner organizations from multiple sectors, announced today, in advance of International Women's Day, the start of a global quantitative survey to gather the perspectives of 10,000 women in 10 countries on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Arogya World and its partners Novartis, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, American Cancer Society, UNICEF, Population Services International, Abt SRBI and Jana, have come together to begin work on a Commitment to Action they made at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. This important public health collaborative effort aims to highlight the impact of NCDs on women and their families, and to use women's voices to move governments to action.
Read more →