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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Noncommunicable diseases

What are NCDs?

Noncommunicable 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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Air pollution - a tale of two cities

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Air pollution - a tale of two cities

21st September 2017

To mark the first ever World Lung Day on 25 September, Katy Cooper compares the history of air pollution, a major contributor to NCD burden, and efforts to tackle it in two of our largest cities:...

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Overview of NCD-themed events at UNGA72

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Overview of NCD-themed events at UNGA72

15th September 2017

The high-level segment of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly opens in New York next week. NCDA is hosting a side event on Monday 18 Sept from 6-7:30pm, entitled Breaking Down...

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