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DG SANTE and the Commission’s Joint Research Centre are seeking to select public health best practices i.e. practical interventions that have shown to work at local, regional or national level, that can be transferred between Member States or scaled-up and are conducive to reaching Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.4. to reduce premature mortality from NCDs by one-third by 2030. Stakeholders are invited to submit evaluated practices through the best practice portal until 31 January 2019. All practices submitted by this date will be assessed in spring 2019 (practices submitted after that date, will be assessed later). The owners of the practices selected as “best” would be invited to a “marketplace” workshop with Member States representatives to present their practice (planned for June 2019). It is foreseen that all practices selected as “best” receive a certificate of recognition and are published on the best practice portal. External evaluators will assess the submitted practices against the criteria adopted by the Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of NCDs. Before submitting, please consult the submitter’s guide.