Experts discuss the importance of prevention and control of non-communicable diseases, as well as the need for the United States and the United Nations to play a larger role.
Dr. Nils Daulaire is president and CEO of the Global Health Council, the world’s largest membership alliance dedicated to advancing policies and programs that improve health around the world.
Sheri L. Fink
Dr. Sheri Fink is an American journalist and a reporter on subjects covering health, medicine and science. Her articles appeared in a number of high profiled publications such as the New York Times, Discover and Scientific American.
Babatunde Osotimehin, a national of Nigeria, was appointed on 19 November 2010 as the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for a four year term. He assumed the position on 1 January 2011 and became the organization's fourth Executive Director. He holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Previously, he was Nigeria's Minister of Health. He left this office in March 2010 when Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved his cabinet.
Dr. Derek Yach is senior vice president of global health policy at PepsiCo where he leads the internal Global Human Sustainability Task Force and engagement with major international policy, research and scientific groups. Previously he was head of global health at the Rockefeller Foundation, professor of Public Health and head of the Division of Global Health at Yale University and a former executive director of the World Health Organization (WHO).