Posted on February 17 2012

Oral Disease added to UN declaration on non-communicable diseases.

The declaration arose from the UN General Assembly’s special high-level meeting focusing on NCDs, held in September in New York.

Article 19 of the UN declaration now recognizes that “renal, oral and eye diseases post a major health burden for many countries and that these diseases share a common risk factor and can benefit from common responses to on-communicable diseases. For more details see