Socioeconomic inequalities in NCD risk factors in LMICs: results from the World Health Survey

Thu, 11/01/2012

BMC Public Health - October 28, 2012


Available online as a PDF

“,,,,Monitoring inequalities in noncommunicable disease risk factor prevalence can help to inform and target effective interventions. The prevalence of current daily smoking, low fruit and vegetable consumption, physical inactivity, and heavy episodic alcohol drinking were quantified and compared across wealth and education levels in low- and middle-income country groups."


GSO 2012 Colloquium Series On NCDs

Event start date: 
30 octubre, 2012

30 October 2012

Geneva, Switzerland.

"Developing a Framework for a Call to Action: A Collaborative Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Sectoral Approach for Non-Communicable Diseases"

Host: Geneva Social Observatory

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2nd Anniversary of the HLM on NCDs

We are very proud and happy to mark the second anniversary of the UN High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and the adoption of the Political Declaration on NCDs on 19-20 September 2011.


World Heart Day

Event start date: 
29 septiembre, 2012

29 September 2012

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World No Tobacco Day Celebrated Across the World

Tue, 06/15/2010

North Africa program “Smoke-free at Work” initiative On World No Tobacco Day, hundreds of youth from Tunisia and Algeria gathered at one of the many community activism events organized by a handful of Youth Advocacy Leaders, as part of the “Smoke-free at Work” Initiative (or “Travaillons Sans Fumée”, its name in French), to raise awareness around the dangers of secondhand smoke in the workplace.


Leveraging the expertise of optimised, multi-disciplinary teams to turn the tide on the intersection of COVID-19, NCDs and the health workforce

Event start date: 
2 diciembre, 2020

The event will build on the ‘Protecting populations, preserving futures: optimising the health workforce to combat NCDs and achieve UHC’ report, launched in 2019.

Pre-EB Mission briefing – Virtual

The NCD Alliance, together with the IDF, UICC, WHF, WSO and FDI cordially invite you to join their next briefing session for missions on Monday 30 November, from 12:30-14.00, via Zoom call.

The agenda for this meeting includes:

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Ecobank Group se suma al Fondo de Solidaridad de la Sociedad Civil de la Alianza de ENT en la respuesta a la COVID-19

Wed, 11/11/2020

The Ecobank Group has announced a total contribution of 100,000 USD to NCDA's Civil Society Solidarity Fund. El Grupo Ecobank ha anunciado una contribución total de 100.000 usd al Fondo de Solidaridad de la Sociedad Civil de la Alianza de ENT.


Dismantling remaining barriers to be trans fat free by 2023

Wed, 11/18/2020

In collaboration with Resolve to Save Lives, the NCD Alliance presented a high-level virtual event on 17 November 2020 on strategies to eliminate industrially-produced trans fatty acids (iTFA) from the global food supply.