Department of Health
United Nations Headquarters, New York
September 27, 2018

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III talks about his participation in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

The Secretary leads the Philippine delegation, as the representative of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in the High-Level Meeting on the Fight Against Tuberculosis; High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs); Side Event on Alcohol, NCDs and Sustainable Development; and Inaugural Side Event featuring Childhood Cancer Global Initiative in Childhood Cancer Ensuring A Right to Cure.

He also discusses the current status of tuberculosis and non-communicable diseases in the Philippines, as well as the programs and projects being implemented by the Department of Health (DOH) to address these.

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