Rhea Saksena is an active health advocate. She works as a medical doctor in the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, and is the global policy coordinator for NCDFREE, a global social movement that aims to create a world free of NCDs. She completed her undergraduate studies in global health at the Institute of Global Health, University College London, and graduated from the University College London MBBS program.
The third high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases was business as usual, but it doesn’t have to be. NCD Free outlines how new life can be breathed into an initiative that in many ways is falling flat.