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Modi Mwatsama, presents at the Global Health Lab

Authors/ source/ publisher
The Lancet
Date added to library 13 December 2017
Year published
2017
Abstract
Modi Mwatsama, Director of Policy and Global Health at the UK Health Forum, presented at the Global Health Lab, this series is presented by the Centre for Global Chronic Conditions, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and The Lancet. Global Health Labs are discussions focussed on key global health challenges facing the international community today, and aim to push forward both research and policy agendas. 
Modi concentrated on the World Health Organization’s (WHO's) 'monitoring role, especially its monitoring of “global vectors' the determinants of non-communicable diseases, such as tobacco, unhealthy foods and beverages, alcohol, and trade'. Modi put forward the suggestion of creating “an observatory to hold industries producing these vectors accountable”.