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  • NCD Alliance submits statement to UN Commission for Social Development

    27 Jan 2015

    The 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSOcD53) will take place from 4 – 13 February 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The theme for the session and for the Commission’s policy cycle 2015-2016 is “Rethinking and strengthening social...

  • World Conference on Tobacco or Health: Registration is open

    27 Jan 2015

    The 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) will be held from 17 to 21 March 2015 in Abu Dhabi, the Capital City of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

    This is the world's largest gathering of tobacco control advocates, policy makers, researchers, public health...

  • Updates on the Post-2015 Negotiations

    22 Jan 2015

    The first intergovernmental session on the post-2015 development agenda took place earlier this week at UN Headquarters in New York. Under the theme "stocktaking", Member States were invited to provide their reflections on the post-2015 process so far, and lay broad...

  • WHO EB: NCD Alliance advocacy briefing launched today

    21 Jan 2015

    This briefing note provides background and key advocacy messages on the NCD Alliance’s main priorities for the upcoming WHO Executive Board, including accountability for commitments made in the 2011 UN Political Declaration and 2014 Outcome Document, the Global Coordination...

  • Accountability is key to tracking progress on NCDs

    20 Jan 2015

    "We have global NCD commitments, targets and a plan in place. Now we need to focus our attention on how governments can be held accountable for the commitments made, and what role non-state actors have in this endeavour", said Katie Dain, Executive Director of...

  • World Cancer Day 2015: Map of events

    20 Jan 2015

    The interactive Map of Events aims to feature all of the events, activities and actions that will be taking place to mark World Cancer Day, 4th February 2015.

    Do you know what you will be doing for World...

  • WHO Global Status Report on NCDs 2014 launched today

    19 Jan 2015

    The World Health Organization this morning launched the Global Status Report on NCDs in Geneva. 

    The Report assesses progress made on each of the nine targets set out in the Global NCD Action Plan, as well as including two chapers dedicated to development and...

  • WHO set to launch second Global Status Report on NCDs 2014

    18 Jan 2015

    The World Health Organization (WHO) will launch tomorrow the 'Global Status Report on NCDs 2014'. It is the second in a triennial series tracking worldwide progress on prevention and control of NCDs .

     

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  • Post-2015 Negotiations: Civil Society Forum

    15 Jan 2015

    In preparation for the first intergovernmental negotiations on the Post-2015 development agenda, to be held from 19-21 January at UN Headquarters in NYC, a Civil Society Stakeholder Forum will be held on 16 January. 

    The forum will give stakeholders space to provide...

  • WHO Executive Board 2015

    15 Jan 2015

    The 136th session of the WHO Executive Board will convene from 26 January to 3 February in Geneva. The agenda for NCDs includes reports on the follow-up to the 2014 UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs and the Second International Conference on Nutrition. 

    We will host a...

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