Stay up-to-date on global NCD theme events.

Find here all about NCD Alliance upcoming events, such as NCD Dialogues and NCD Café, as well as other NCD theme events around the world.


    October 2020

  • World Osteoporosis Day

    When: 20th October 2020

    World Osteoporosis Day aims to make osteoporosis and fracture prevention a global health priority. 

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  • NCD Hard Talks webinar: ‘To Treat or Not to Treat'

    When: 21st October 2020

    This NCD Hard Talk with the WHO unveils global and national efforts needed to shape NCD medicines markets and improve equitable access for all. 

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  • Celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child 2020

    When: 21st October 2020

    To celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child 2020, NCD Alliance, OAFLAD, Gavi and UICC are co-hosting an interactive discussion to explore how we can centre the voices of girls and women in the global drive to eliminate cervical cancer.  

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  • “Building back better” with smart investments in NCDs: a post COVID-19 imperative

    When: 26th October 2020

    The deadly collision of NCDs and COVID-19 threatens to leave a legacy of long-lasting impacts on health and wellbeing, exacerbating inequalities and potentially threatening economic and political stability. This workshop will bring the unique expertise of policy-makers, civil society, people living with NCDs and the private sector around the table to discuss the lessons learned from the pandemic and the breadth of the long-term approach and investments needed to ensure a sustainable respond to NCDs.

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  • World Stroke Day

    When: 29th October 2020

    1 in 4 adults will have a stroke in their lifetime. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, but almost all strokes could be prevented.

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  • World Psoriasis Day

    When: 29th October 2020

    Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis affect millions of people across the world. This is a serious global health challenge, with a range of unmet needs. 

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  • November 2020

  • Launch of Health Finance Institute’s Blended Finance Readiness Reports - Cambodia

    When: 05th November 2020

    Can blended finance raise capital for NCDs in Cambodia? Join this webinar to hear Charlotte Aberdein (Health Finance Institute Ambassador) and Debra Winberg (Health Finance Institute Research Associate) present the findings of Health Finance Institute's Cambodian blended finance readiness analysis. 

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  • 2020 ESO-WSO Conference

    When: 07th November 2020 - 09th November 2020

    The World Stroke Organization and NCD Alliance are organising The Stroke & NCD Dialogue at the 2020 ESO-WSO Conference, 7-9 November 2020 in Vienna, Austria.

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  • 73rd World Health Assembly Resumed

    When: 09th November 2020 - 14th November 2020

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 73rd World Health Assembly was held virtually with a reduced agenda in May 2020. The event is to reconvene on Monday 9 November. 

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  • Inspire change, act on NCDs in the COVID-19 era

    When: 11th November 2020

    On the occasion of Ecobank Day, the NCD Alliance and the Ecobank Foundation have joined forces to raise awareness of the scale, impact and urgency of NCDs in Africa. Join the webinar on 11th November.

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  • Launch of Health Finance Institute’s Blended Finance Readiness Reports - Nigeria

    When: 12th November 2020

    Can blended finance raise capital for NCDs in Nigeria?

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  • World Diabetes Day

    When: 14th November 2020

    World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by IDF and the WHO in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes.

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  • Geneva Health Forum 2020

    When: 16th November 2020 - 18th November 2020

    The overall goal of the Geneva Health Forum is to promote innovative practices that improve care access, especially in resource-poor settings.

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  • Dismantling remaining barriers to be trans fat free by 2023

    When: 17th November 2020

    This virtual event, organised by NCD Alliance and Resolve to Save Lives will focus on what is working well in industrially produced trans fatty acids (iTFA) elimination strategies with a particular regional focus, and on where gaps to achieve iTFA elimination still exist. 

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  • Launch of Health Finance Institute’s Blended Finance Readiness Reports - Tanzania

    When: 19th November 2020

    Can blended finance raise capital for NCDs in Tanzania?

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  • December 2020

  • World AIDS Day

    When: 01st December 2020

    World AIDs Day takes place on 1 December each year, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

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  • Universal Health Coverage Day

    When: 12th December 2020

    Universal health coverage (UHC) ensures all people, everywhere, can get the quality health services they need without financial hardship. On Universal health coverage day, advocates worldwide mobilise to call for strong, equitable health systems that leave no one behind. 

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