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


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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International Day of Persons with Disabilities



International Day of Persons with Disabilities

02nd December 2016

3rd December marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). WHO is joining with other United Nations agencies and civil society organisations to celebrate "a day for all".

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