- Lead Researcher: Samantha Battams
- Project Owner: Swiss Office of Public Health
- Project Status: Concluded 2011
- Publication: Comparative Analysis of Platforms related to Non Communicable Diseases Report
The Global Health Centre was commissioned by the Swiss government to research platforms on NCDs and related collaborative platforms in order for them to advise the WHO on establishing an NCD monitoring platform for data, good practices and voluntary commitments. This project was asked to consider some specific quetsions. In order to answer these questions, the process included: research on policy documents surrounding the NCD Political Declaration; research on current academic articles on the NCDs debate; speaking to ‘key informants’ from networks related to NCDs and monitoring initiative (NCD Alliance, Health Metrics Network, PePsico/IFBA); Internet/document researchon selected platforms and their monitoring mechanisms, along with any evaluation or advice on ‘lessons learnt’ from the platforms.