The Minister for Development Cooperation praises the Danish NCD Alliance

March 21, 2017 the Danish NCD Alliance met Ulla Tørnæs, the Minister for Development Cooperation. At the meeting, the minister praised the pioneering work of the alliance in developing patient organisations for NCDs in East Africa.

Participans were, besides the minister: Director of Development the Danish NCD Alliance Susanne Volqvartz, CEO the Danish Cancer Society Leif Vestergaard Pedersen, CEO Henrik Nedergaard and Chairman Truels Schultz from the Danish Diabetes Association

NCDs have entered the global political agenda in the past seven years, due to a cooperation between the Danish NCD Alliance, the Danish Civil Society Fund, Danida and the UN.