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  • Download slides and recording from our latest webinar

    25 Feb 2015

    Thank you for joining our webinar on 4 March on the latest updates from the 136th WHO Executive Board, meeting of the Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs, and Post-2015 processes.

    Download slides and recording...

  • The FCTC is 10: Should we celebrate?

    25 Feb 2015

    February 27 will mark the 10th anniversary of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first global public health treaty. Today the FCTC has 180 Parties, making it among the most widely-adopted international instruments.

    Read full opinion piece by the...

  • Advocacy Toolkit on NCDs in post-2015 coming soon!

    19 Feb 2015

    In the last six months of the post-2015 process, coordinated and effective advocacy at national and regional levels is essential to ensure that NCD prevention and control is central to the post-2015 development agenda.

    This Thursday 26 February, the NCD Alliance will launch...

  • World Heart Federation: Launch of the CVD Secondary Prevention Roadmap

    18 Feb 2015

    The World Heart Federation (WHF) has launched a Roadmap focused on providing healthcare professionals and policymakers across the world with tools and solutions to manage the secondary prevention of cardiovascular...

  • WCTOH2015: Principal speakers announced

    17 Feb 2015

    The World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) recently announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, World Health Organization Director-General Dr Margaret Chan, and Michael R Bloomberg will be among the speakers to address delegates...

  • Right to health must be at the core of post-2015 development agenda

    17 Feb 2015

    Health in Post-­‐2015 NGO Advocacy Group statement to the second intergovernmental session

    The Political Declaration for the Post-­‐2015 Development Agenda

    "A  collective  vision  of  the  road...

  • Global Nutrition Report 2015: Call for submissions on nutrition country profiles

    17 Feb 2015

    The Global Nutrition Report 2014 published 193 Nutrition Country Profiles, capturing the status and progress of all UN Member States.

    Nutrition Country Profiles include over 80 indicators detailing child, adolescent, and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, as well...

  • 10th Anniversary of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

    12 Feb 2015

    February 27 is the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). The treaty now has 180 Parties, which account for nearly 90% of the world's population.

    To mark the event, the Convention Secretariat will hold an...

  • Advocacy internship opportunity

    11 Feb 2015

    The NCD Alliance (NCDA) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) are offering an internship opportunity supporting the respective advocacy leads in our Geneva offices.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work in...

  • Communications internship opportunity

    11 Feb 2015

    The NCD Alliance (NCDA) is offering an internship opportunity to support the Communications Manager in our Geneva offices. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a respected civil society alliance on a priority global health issue.

    The role is designed to provide...

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