Parallel Session 2.1

Ethical conduct and practices affecting NCD prevention and control

Background :

The determinants of NCDs include consumption of tobacco, alcohol, unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, which are further compounded by poverty, unfair trade, and environmental pollution.  To safeguard public interest, transparency, accountability and ethical practices is necessary at all levels including among service providers, program managers and policy makers [service provision, regulatory capacity and decision makers]. The global community need to collectively invest in building the enabling environment for ethical conduct and good governance in addressing NCDs.

Objectives :