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Keynote speech at the launch of the DEFEAT NCD partnership


September 24, 2018: Dr Sania Nishtar was the closing keynote speaker at the launch of the Defeat-NCD Partnership, a new global public-private partnership established to progress sustained actions against non-communicable diseases towards achieving SDG 3 by 2030. The launch took place at the United Nations General Assembly. Other speakers included Ulla Tornaes, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark; Dr The Honorable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis; Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen, CEO of Novo Nordisk; Grete Faremo, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UNOPS; and Francesco Rocca, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.