Today The Lancet has published Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation (Global Health 2035), a...
03 Dec 2013
29 Nov 2013
The Australian Council for International Development recently released a report on Addressing the world’s biggest killers : Non - communicable diseases and the in ternational development agenda. Authored by Sam Byfield and Rob Moodie from the Nossal Institute for...
21 Nov 2013
The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) has recently launched a report on World COPD Day entitled Respiratory diseases in the...
NCD Alliance in the News: “Health as a Human Right”: Noncommunicable Diseases and the Post-2015 Agenda21 Nov 2013
The Interdependent featured a news story on the importance of integrating NCDs into the post-2015 agenda. The article highlighted the NCD Alliance vision for post-2015 and our very own Katie Dain was interviewed.
21 Nov 2013
The Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (the Forum) was one of the main global health events in 2013, bringing together over 1000 policy makers, experts and advocates in the health workforce field, and frontline health workers.
The theme was Human...
20 Nov 2013
The World Heart Federation has launched the Emerging Leaders Programme, a new programme to support the development of experts who will collaborate, research and act to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) globally by at least 25...
19 Nov 2013
Launch of new World Cancer Declaration at the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit in Cape Town, South Africa.
Originally launched in 2006, the World Cancer Declaration (the Declaration) has helped to bring the growing cancer crisis to the attention of...
18 Nov 2013
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) - mainly cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory disease - are not just one of the world’s most pressing health concerns but also a significant development challenge. They impede social and economic development and are...
12 Nov 2013
Pneumonia: a disease for all ages
While World Pneumonia Day, marked on 12 November each year, was established in 2009 to bring awareness to the leading killer of children under 5 years of age, an editorial in this month’s...
WCRF-International Releases Two Publications on Obesity Prevention and Effective Policies for Healthier Diets24 Oct 2013
World Cancer Research Fund International released two new publications.