This Commission is based on the principle of complementarity. It aims to rethink global policies, to mend a great disparity in health, and to broaden the current noncommunicable disease agenda in the interest of equity. 


For more information, read the commentary - Reframing NCDs and injuries
for the poorest billion: a Lancet Commission
- published Sept. 21, 2015 in The Lancet.

A summary report of the Commission's work will be submitted for peer review and publication in The Lancet in 2017. The Commission report will reference a set of original publications emerging from the efforts of the working groups.


Following a public announcement in September 2015, the Commission plans 3 full meetings of the Commissioners, beginning in January 2016 in London.

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The 23 Commissioners bring a balance of geographical experience and expertise in economics, relevant disease areas, delivery platforms, health system design, and governance. 

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