PAHO established the PAFNCD as the lead convener of the diverse stakeholders in the Region (CARMEN countries, businesses, civil society organizations, multi-lateral agencies, foundations, academic institutions and traditional partners) that are committed to working in an ‘all of society approach’ to prevent and fight chronic diseases following the United Nations High Level Meeting on NCDs Declaration.
2008-2009: External and Internal Preparatory StepsDecember 2009: Partners Forum Lunch 130 participants 10 countries + 65 organizations Led to discussion groups: healthy diet/ salt reduction; access to health services; healthy workplace; information, communication and advocacy, and physical activity
One Year of Partners Forum Activities Partners Forum events in US-MEX border, Trinidad & Tobago, Lima and Cartagena with WEF Trainings in partnerships, negotiations, and website design
All PAHO policy, standards and norms, including the Regional Strategy for the prevention and control of NCDs, are established exclusively by PAHO Member States. The Forum members, including governments, civil society, academia and private sector are encouraged to combine their complementary roles and capacities to promote and contribute to the execution of the strategic priorities identified by PAHO within the Regional Strategy.
This document offers support for the implementation of multistakeholder action at the local, national or global level. Stakeholders have called for the creation of guidelines and practical resources to support joint action-recognizing that these collaborations are complex and that resources and experience are often limited.
The toolkit was jointly developed by the World Economic Forum and the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with Bain & Company. It incorporates proven project management methodologies from Bain & Company, tailored to the Healthy Living settling based on experience from the World Economic Forum and the Pan American Health Organization.