8:00—6:15 PM
Boston, MA (Webcast Event)

The Long Tail of Global Health Equity: Tackling the Endemic Noncommunicable Diseases of the Bottom Billion

This two-day conference sponsored by Partners in Health and the Harvard School of Public Health will bring together global health experts with experts in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the world’s poorest countries. Participants will prepare recommendations for the September 2011 UN high-level assembly meeting on NCDs. Conference presenters include Rachel Nugent, CGD deputy director of global health, who will discuss global governance and financing for NCDs (afternoon, March 3). Livevideo of the conference will be available through a free online webcast. To access the conference agenda and link to the webcast, go to: If you have any questions, please email


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