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UICC called for further investment in prevention, early detection, treatment and palliative care - 72nd World Health Assembly

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Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

27 May 2019

21 May 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland - Discussions kicked off in earnest today, with Member States examining the WHO’s budget for 2020-2021 as well as the new framework Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization has proposed to analyse how effectively WHO and Member States are meeting their goals. While the proposed budget includes a 5% increase in funding for NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases), it is not clear where and how this will be divided up across the new WHO structure.

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