New Delhi, Mar 24 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed gratitude to UN Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR) after the UN body commended India’s remarkable progress in reducing the premature mortality from Non Communicable Diseases.
“India is at the forefront of initiatives that seek to prevent non-communicable diseases and further wellness. Grateful to UNITAR for their kind words. Together, we all have to make our planet healthier,” the Prime Minister said in response to a Twitter post by MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
The UNITAR also sought cooperation with the Indian government to promote lessons learned from implementation of the NMAP for Prevention and Control of Common Non Communicable Diseases.
As per WHO’s Global Health Observatory, India succeeded in reducing premature non communicable diseases related mortalities from 503 to 490 per 1 lakh population between 2015 and 2019.
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