Making NCD prevention and control a priority, everywhere

NCD Alliance unites 2,000 civil society organisations in more than 170 countries, dedicated to improving NCD prevention and control worldwide

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What does the NCD Alliance do?

Our vision is a world where everyone has the opportunity for a healthy life, free from preventable suffering, stigma and death caused by NCDs

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Non-communicable diseases

What are NCDs?

Non-communicable diseases are the #1 cause of death and disability worldwide. NCDs – mainly cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes – account for 68% of global mortality, or two out of every three deaths.

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CARICOM pledges stronger action on NCDs

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CARICOM pledges stronger action on NCDs

28th July 2016

Good news for the NCD response in the Caribbean! The communiqué issued at the thirty-seventh CARICOM Heads of Government Conference places chronic diseases firmly on the leaders’ agenda.

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High-level Political Forum update

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High-level Political Forum update

26th July 2016

The first ECOSOC High-level Political Forum following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recently concluded in New York on 20 July with the adoption of a Ministerial...

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