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The Fit City competition, sponsored by the Oxford Health Alliance, was an international competition for young people designed to provoke thought and discussion about the impact that urban environments have on our health.
In a fast-changing world of diverse cultures and vastly differing resources and capacity, what is the future of health? In 20 years’ time, priorities for prevention and medical care may look very different from 2010.
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have become firmly established in the strategies and funding of aid agencies, the UN and governments. However, the MDGs do not mention chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In the 10 years since the MDGs were drawn up, it has become evident that the burden of NCD has been rapidly rising in low- and middle-income countries. This online discussion is to canvass opinion, to contribute to developing a consensus on the most fruitful ways in which to bring NCDs into the development agenda – particularly as the MDGs, as currently constituted, are set to come to an end in 2015.