"(New York and Dakar, Senegal) – Calls to Senegal’s national tobacco quit line surged 588 percent during April and May 2013, compared to the previous two months period, according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Social Action and World Lung...
03 Jul 2013
02 Jul 2013
NCD Child released their latest issues paper, ‘Young People and NCDs: Harnessing the Culture of Technology” on 2 July 2013. The paper was launched in the margins of the 2013 UN Economic and Social Council's annual meeting, held in Geneva this year.
25 Jun 2013
Final Statement from the 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion, which took place in Helsinki, Finland on 10-14 June 2013.
20 Jun 2013
A blog by Dr. Elizabeth Omondi on "NCD Africa: A Call for The Humane Treatment of Cancer Patients in Africa"
06 Jun 2013
"5 JUNE 2013 | GENEVA/NEW YORK - Many low- and middle-income countries are neglecting overweight and obesity as major health threats, with policies in place to tackle undernutrition, but lack policies to halt the growing burden of diseases due to the rise of overweight, and...
30 May 2013
"(New York, USA) – In advance of World No Tobacco Day, World Lung Foundation (WLF) revealed the results of a recent survey into the use of social media by tobacco control advocates. Respondents from more than 91 countries – mostly from low-and-middle income...
28 May 2013
Several prominent doctors with a strong background on NCDs in Africa have written reviews on heart disease, diabetes and stroke in the region including the former President of the International Diabetes Federation, Prof. Jean-Claude Mbanya.
The reviews have been published...
27 May 2013
This years World Health Assembly (WHA) was a major moment for NCDs, marking the end of several ongoing consultation processes and putting in place the strong foundations of a global NCD framework.
During the week of WHA, countries began to earnestly discuss a draft “...
17 May 2013
There will be several important items up for discussion at 66th World Health Assembly. The article touches upon some of them including NCDs as a 'big agenda item.' The NCD Alliance's Director of Policy and Campaigns was interviewed.
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09 May 2013
"The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), are pleased to announce the call for applications for Research Fellowships for the Analysis of NCD Prevention Policies in Africa (ANPPA). The...