<p><img src="https://www.who.int/images/default-source/departments/un-interagency-task-force-on-ncds/2018-awards-200.jpg?sfvrsn=6f5c5816_4" style="float:right;" alt="2018-awards-200" class="-align-right" sf-size="67772" /></p><p>WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the winners of the 2020 UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (UNIATF) awards at the « Friends of the Task Force » UN General Assembly side event on 24 September 2020.</p><p>UNIATF annual awards recognize outstanding contributions towards the NCD-related Sustainable development Goals. </p><p><span style="background-color:#008dc9;color:#ffffff;font-weight:bold;text-align:center;white-space:nowrap;font-size:inherit;font-family:inherit;text-transform:inherit;word-spacing:normal;caret-color:auto;">2020 Award Winners</span></p><h3>Outstanding Ministries of Health (or government agency under a ministry of health)</h3><p>The NCD Division of the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria<br />Health Directorate, St. Helena<br />Secretariat of Health, Mexico<br />Ministry of Health, Armenia <br />Ministry of Health, Russia <br />Department of Health and Social Care, United Kingdom<br />Department of Health and Family Welfare Kerala, India</p><p><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:18px;font-weight:700;text-align:inherit;white-space:inherit;word-spacing:normal;caret-color:auto;">Outstanding Ministries (or government agency) beyond Health</span></p><p>Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway</p><p> </p><h3>Outstanding Non-state actors (non-governmental organization, academia or philanthropy</h3><p>BADEC-Caritas Ngozi, Burundi<br />NCD Alliance, Ghana<br />InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Argentina<br />Mouth and Throat Cancer Association, Brazil<br />Vital Strategies (through its initiative Resolve to Save Lives), USA<br />McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, Australia<br />Japan Heart, Japan</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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