Loyce Pace, a leader who has worked on the ground in more than 15 countries delivering health programs and mobilizing advocates, currently serves as president and executive director of Global Health Council, a membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide. Ms. Pace came to the role having held leadership positions in global policy and strategic partnerships at LIVESTRONG Foundation and the American Cancer Society.
"With COVID-19 raging globally, WHO under threat, and other priorities falling by the wayside, we simply cannot rely on the status quo," argues Global Health Council's Loyce Pace, who proposes a new set of principles for global health.
Ahead of the high-level meeting on NCDs this week, advocates encourage political leaders to listen closely to what patients and families living with NCDs face worldwide, and what action can make a difference. Read on for recommendations for improved diagnosis, treatment, care, and support.