About the series

Facing Forward is a series of 25 short films and 10 articles from around the world. The series seeks to raise awareness of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and highlight the stories of people who are living with NCDs across the globe, as well as those of the communities, institutions and private sector who are leading the way to prevent and control NCDs. The NCD Alliance encourage you to share this series and join the conversation using the hashtags #FacingForward  #NCDs.

Understanding NCDs

Produced for the NCD Alliance by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions

The NCD Alliance (NCDA) is a unique civil society network of 2,000 organisations in 170 countries, dedicated to improving NCD prevention
and control worldwide. Our network includes NCDA members, national and regional NCD alliances, scientific and professional associations,
and academic and research institutions. Together with strategic partners, including WHO, the UN and governments, NCDA is transforming
the global fight against NCDs.

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