Media Coverage

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November 2011 Media Coverage Summary
October 2011 Media Coverage Summary
September 2011 Media Coverage Summary

Times of India
India to roll out world’s largest non-communicable diseases drive
29 Sept, 2011

The Economist
Growing Pains
24 Sept, 2011

The Huffington Post
World Leaders Vow To Cut Deaths From Chronic Disease
21 Sept, 2011

Forbes
Leaders vow to cut deaths from chronic disease
21 Sept, 2011

CNN
Noncommunicable diseases may prove harder to control than other ailments
20 Sept, 2011

Foreign Affairs
The UN's Battle With NCDs
20 Sept, 2011

Fox News
WHO Says $1.20 a Person Could Curb Chronic Diseases
20 Sept, 2011

The Washington Post
Noncommunicable diseases may prove harder to control than other ailments
20 Sept, 2011

The Economist
Developing diseases
20 Sept, 2011

Reuters
U.N. assembly backs steps to fight chronic disease
19 Sept, 2011

Wall Street Journal
U.N. to Address Spread of Chronic Diseases
19 Sept, 2011

CNN
5 stories to follow during UN week
19 Sept, 2011

CNN
U.N. tackles noncommunicable diseases, world's leading killer
19 Sept, 2011

Bloomberg
Killer Diseases Spur UN Action Call to Avert $47 Trillion Cost
19 Sept, 2011

Reuters
Chronic disease to cost $47 trillion by 2030: WEF
18 Sept, 2011

Financial Times
World leaders debate diseases burden
18 Sept, 2011

CBS News
Doubts raised for UN progress at disease summit
18 Sept, 2011

Times of India
No consensus likely on global salt intake limit
18 Sept, 2011

The Sydney Morning Herald
UN summit targets obesity, alcohol and smoking
18 Sept, 2011

The Guardian
UN calls summit on spread of 'lifestyle' diseases
16 Sept, 2011

ABC News
New Global Killers: Heart, Lung Disease and Cancer
14 Sept, 2011

The Washington Post
WHO warns of growing epidemic of premature death from ‘noncommunicable diseases’
13 Sept, 2011

PBS Newshour
Bush, PEPFAR Reunite to Cut Cancer Deaths
13 Sept, 2011

Reuters
Analysis: Prognosis poor for U.N. chronic disease meeting
9 Sept, 2011

PBS Newshour
Heart Disease, Diabetes to Take Center Stage at U.N.
8 Sept, 2011

Los Angeles Times
Healthier living could cut 2.8 million cancer cases
7 Sept, 2011

BBC News
Worldwide cancer rates 'could be cut by 2.8m with healthier lifestyles and diets
7 Sept, 2011

The Calgary Herald
From Calgary to Rwanda and Beyond: Uniting to Address the Global Cancer Burden
7 Sept, 2011

Science Insider
After Some Haggling, Negotiators for U.N. Chronic Disease Summit Reach Tentative Agreement
7 Sept, 2011

MSNBC
Global health experts: Healthier living could cut millions of cancer cases
7 Sept, 2011

IIP
U.N. Set for Global Campaign Against Fatal Diseases
6 Sept, 2011

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Government accused of weakening UN health initiative
5 Sept, 2011

The Guardian
Jamie Oliver calls for global action to tackle obesity
4 Sept, 2011

The Guardian
No UN goal yet to check the runaway lifestyle diseases epidemic
31 August, 2011

The Vancouver Sun
Canada battling proposal to reduce fats, sugar, salt: Journal
31 August, 2011
Also in:
Ottawa Citizen http://bit.ly/nu8sRb
Montreal Gazzette http://bit.ly/qE5OMD
The Province http://bit.ly/raDQoJ

The Lancet
Time for action in New York on non-communicable diseases
31 August, 2011

The Financial Express (Bangladesh)
The UN summit on NCD and Bangladesh
29 August, 2011

BBC News
Global governments 'must get tough on obesity'
25 August, 2011

Independent Online
Smoking out the silent killers
24 August, 2011

Times of India
Cancer, diabetes, hypertension largest cause of death
24 August, 2011

Health-e (South Africa)
South Africa needs to lead on NCD goals at UN meeting
24 August, 2011

Capital News (Kenya)
Kenya Prime Minister calls for NCDs in all future internationally agreed development goals and announces attendence at September's Summit
23 August, 2011

Inter Press Service
Talks Bog Down Ahead of U.N. Health Meet
22 August, 2011

The Financial Times
Efforts to tackle diseases under threat
18 August, 2011

Reuters UK
Europe and U.S. accused of stalling U.N. disease talks
18 August, 2011

BBC World Service - Health Check
Feature on UN Summit Negotiations and Interview with World Lung Foundation
17 August, 2011

The Huffington Post
We Need Measurable Outcomes From the UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs
17 August, 2011

Sri Lanka Daily News
National Nutritional Council to fight high incidence of NCDs
13 August, 2011

BBC News
Cutting salt 'should be global priority'
12 August, 2011

The State Column
Risk of stroke related to salt intake
12 August, 2011

International Business Times
Food Industry Urged to Cut Salt to Improve Global Health
12 August, 2011

Medscape
UN Summit on Noncommunicable Diseases Hits Snag
12 August, 2011

The Blitz
Combating Non Communicable Diseases
10 August, 2011

The Irish Independent
Real life: 'They think it's witchcraft
8 August, 2011

The Fiji Times
Exercise more
6 August, 2011

South Asia Mail
Let Us Work Together To Combat Non Communicable Diseases
5 August, 2011

Go Jamaica
Health experts call for media to sensitise the public to NCDs
5 August, 2011

The Huffington Post
Urge President Obama to Attend September's UN Summit
5 August, 2011

The Asian Tribune
Let Us Work Together To Combat Non Communicable Diseases
4 August, 2011

CPI Financial
Growing ‘epidemic’ of heart attacks, cancer, diabetes threatens China’s economic well-being
1 August, 2011

Science Magazine
A World of Chronic Disease
29 July, 2011

CMAJ
United Nations releases draft strategy for noncommunicable diseases
27 July, 2011

Reuters
World Bank urges China to tackle diseases
27 July, 2011

Antigua Observer
Healthier lifestyles are focus of health summit
19 July, 2011

Express India
Non-communicable diseases a major health challenge for India
16 July, 2011

Swazi Observer
150 000 Swazis have diabetes
9 July, 2011

Voice of America
Non-Communicable Diseases
9 July, 2011

The Sydney Morning Herald
The Great Leap Backward
23 June, 2011

Nigeria: The Nation
Cancer: A Battle on the Front Burner
23 June, 2011

Xinhua
Global body looking for targets adopted for NCD high-level meeting: CARICOM
21 June, 2011

PBS News Hour
Chronic Disease Hitting Growing Economies Hard
14 June, 2011

The Huffington Post
Building A Global Movement: Putting NCDs on The Radar
17 May, 2011

The Washington Post
WHO takes on chronic disease
29 April, 2011

The Nigerian Voice
NIGERIA, OTHERS WORST HIT BY NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES' DEATHS - WHO
29 April, 2011

The New Republic
Silent Epidemic
Why isn’t there a global movement to combat noncommunicable diseases?

29 April, 2011

The Sydney Morning Herald
World of people just dying to indulge
29 April, 2011

The Montreal Gazette
Death rate from chronic illnesses an 'impending disaster,' WHO says
28 April, 2011

The Hindu
Non-communicable diseases leading killer: WHO
28 April, 2011

BBC News
Chronic illness is the 'biggest killer', says WHO
27 April, 2011

Reuters
Factbox: Tobacco, alcohol, fat have huge health impact
27 April, 2011

ASNS News
Body Calls For Further Reduction On Tobacco Use
27 April, 2011

Reuters
WHO warns of enormous burden of chronic disease
27 April, 2011

UN Special
Global Action Mounts Against Cancers, Diabetes, Heart and Lung Diseases
20 April, 2011

The Moscow Times
Key to a Healthy, Happy Life
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/article/key-to-a-healthy-happy-lif...
20 April, 2011

CTV Television (Canada)
Chronic diseases now leading global killer: WHO
17 April, 2011

The Guardian UK
Heart disease and cancer - the global threat omitted from the MDGs
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/sarah-boseley-global-health/2011/apr/0...
6 April, 2011

Media for Freedom
Non-Communicable Diseases Outsmart Infectious Diseases
http://www.mediaforfreedom.com/readarticle.php?AID=17300
27 March, 2011

Dominican Today
New Caribbean campaign uses cell phones, social media to fight chronic diseases
http://www.dominicantoday.com/dr/world/2011/3/21/38974/New-Caribbean-cam...
21 March, 2011

Forbes
Pharma Be Aware: The Next Killers
http://blogs.forbes.com/sciencebiz/2011/03/14/pharma-be-aware-the-next-k...
14 March, 2011

The Times of India
UN to discuss financial burden caused by lifestyle diseases
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-03-14/chennai/28687469_...
14 March, 2011

The Times of India
India joins global effort to combat non-communicable diseases
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-03-09/india/28671754_1_...
9 March, 2011

StarTribune
Medtronic Foundation combats disease
http://www.startribune.com/blogs/117271198.html?elr=KArksLckD8EQDUoaEyqy...
2 March, 2011

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Health officials eye junk food ad ban
21 January, 2011

CNN
U.S. must reorient global health strategy
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/12/07/seffrin.ulman.global.health/
7 December, 2010

The Guardian UK
Fat is a global killer - not just the rich man's burden
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2010/nov/11...
11 November, 2010

BBC Radio
Would investing in infectious or chronic disease make more impact to global health
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00b92fp#p00bm2c4
18 October, 2010

Reuters
World health gains show goals work
http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/05/10/us-who-goals-analysis-idUSTRE6...
10 May, 2010