As part of the NCD Alliance Program ‘Strengthening Health Systems, Supporting NCD Action’, the South Africa NCD Alliance is holding a meeting entitled NCDs Health Systems Strengthening Kopano; Kopano being...
18 Nov 2014
13 Nov 2014
The Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) is collaborating with the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society to strengthen the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition for Tobacco Control.
A meeting is being held today in Trinidad to...
13 Nov 2014
November 14 is World Diabetes Day (WDD). Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the day unites the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy.
12 Nov 2014
The NCD Alliance has joined 200+ organizations around the world to launch the first-ever Universal Health Coverage Day on 12 December 2014.
This historic coalition will mark the anniversary of a landmark UN resolution urging all countries to provide universal access to...
11 Nov 2014
As the world’s population reaches the 7 billion mark, we know that the 7th billion infant just born is more likely to die from a non-communicable disease than any other illness. NCDs — including cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes...
07 Nov 2014
The 6th session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took place in Moscow, 13-18 October.
During the meeting, key decisions relating to NCDs were made. Among these, the...
06 Nov 2014
World Diabetes Day takes place on 14 November. This year, the International Diabetes Federation is underlining the importance of simple, cost effective interventions such as healthy breakfasts, to lessen the global burden of diabetes, and save billions in lost productivity and...
05 Nov 2014
At last week’s 45th World Conference on Lung Health in Barcelona, Spain, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and World Diabetes Foundation jointly issued a call to action against a...
04 Nov 2014
As part of the NCD Alliance Program ‘Strengthening Health Systems, Supporting NCD Action’, ACT+ (Alliance for Tobacco Control + Health) is holding today a Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) meeting at PAHO headquarters...
03 Nov 2014