The Noncommunicable Diseases Unit coordinates and implements the Regional Plan of Action for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases. Technical cooperation is provided to Member States to strengthen their capacities for NCDs, with a focus on: promoting effective public health policies, strategies, programs, and evidence-based guidelines for NCDs; facilitating an integrated approach for NCD management, based on primary health care; monitoring and reporting on the burden of NCDs; and supporting multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Noncommunicable Diseases Unit