Events

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.

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    June 2021

  • NCD Integration in HIV Programming: Improving Quality-of-Life for People Living with HIV – a virtual roundtable ahead of the High-Level Meeting on AIDS

    When: 03rd June 2021

    This roundtable is held as governments prepare for the High-Level Meeting (HLM) on HIV and AIDS on 8-10th June 2021, which will review the progress made in reducing the impact of HIV since the last HLM on HIV and AIDS in 2016 and adopt a new political declaration to guide the future direction of the response. It is co-hosted by GNP+, NCD Alliance, and Global Health Council

  • Healthy Food Systems: For people, planet, and prosperity

    When: 04th June 2021

    On Friday 4 June 2021, 1 - 3 p.m. CEST the World Health Organization (WHO), EAT and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food will host 'Healthy Food Systems: For people, planet, and prosperity, an Independent Food Systems Summit Dialogue'. Register now to learn and explore how health and food systems can be used to stimulate action and drive decision-makers towards making commitments that deliver on better health outcomes for all.

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  • Coherent Policy for Healthy Diets

    When: 07th June 2021

    On Monday 7 June 2021,  17.00 – 19.00 CEST / 4pm - 6pm BST / 11:00-13:00 EDT, the NCD Alliance, supported by Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) and World Health Organization (WHO) will host "Coherent Policy for Healthy Diets". Register now to learn about opportunities to improve diets for addressing multiple forms of malnutrition and diet-related NCDs. The dialogue will highlight barriers and challenges that must be addressed to not only pursue but also deliver a food system transformation which will improve health and reduce the burden of diet-related NCDs.  

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  • Latin America and Caribbean Regional Multistakeholder Dialogue: Inspiring Change, Putting People First: Shaping Responsive Health Systems for People Living with NCDs in the COVID-19 era

    When: 08th June 2021

    The multistakeholder dialogue will convene representatives across different sectors including development agencies, governments, multilaterals, people living with NCDs, NCDA member organisations including national and regional NCD alliances, NCDA supporters and other key regional stakeholders to take stock of the current status of progress on NCDs and UHC in the Americas/PAHO Region, discuss region-specific gaps and opportunities, and identify good practice to accelerate efforts.

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  • UN high-level meeting on HIV and AIDS in 2021

    When: 08th June 2021 - 10th June 2021

    The high-level meeting will review the progress made in reducing the impact of HIV since the last United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting on HIV and AIDS in 2016 and the General Assembly expects to adopt a new political declaration to guide the future direction of the response.

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  • Our Views, Our Voices Pan American Regional Meeting

    When: 09th June 2021

    NCDA will co-host with the Healthy Latin American Coalition (CLAS) and Mexico Salud-Hable an Our Views, Our Voices Pan American regional meeting to explore opportunities and barriers related to meaningful involvement of people living with NCDs, alongside strategies and support needed to implement meaningful involvement in organisational practices.

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  • Cities Can: accelerating progress towards the SDGs

    When: 10th June 2021

    City Cancer Challenge (C/Can), The Geneva Cities Hub and UN-Habitat invites you to the second in a series of “Geneva Urban Debates” to launch the findings of a new report highlighting the role of cities in accelerating progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What makes these city-led initiatives successful? What are the key challenges, and how are cities and their counterparts in the health and development community working to address these bottlenecks? Speakers from across regions and sectors will reflect on these questions with a particular focus on quality data to inform solutions that respond to local needs, engaging the right stakeholders for “smarter” and more sustainable solutions, andsharing knowledge and skills to boost local capacity.

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  • International NASH Day

    When: 12th June 2021

    International NASH Day - held annually on 12 June - is dedicated to increase awareness about non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH among various populations. 

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  • NCD Alliance multistakeholder dialogue in Southeast Asia Western Pacific

    When: 16th June 2021

    The multistakeholder dialogue will convene representatives across different sectors including development agencies, governments, multilaterals, people living with NCDs, NCDA member organisations including national and regional NCD alliances, NCDA supporters and other key regional stakeholders to take stock of the current status of progress on NCDs and UHC in the Southeast Asia Western Pacific Region, discuss region-specific gaps and opportunities, and identify good practice to accelerate efforts.

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  • South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regional Dialogue: Inspiring Change, Putting People First: Shaping Responsive Health Systems for people living with NCDs in the COVID-19 era

    When: 17th June 2021

    To build back better and fairer from the COVID-19 pandemic, NCD Alliance is hosting a series of multistakeholder dialogues in all WHO regions.

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  • Our Views, Our Voices South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regional Meeting

    When: 17th June 2021

    Between May and June 2021, NCD Alliance will collaborate with national/regional NCD alliances and their networks of people living with NCDs to convene a series of regional Our Views, Our Voices mee

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  • Eastern Mediterranean Regional Multistakeholder Dialogue

    When: 22nd June 2021

    Join us to take stock of progress made on NCDs and challenges faced in the Eastern Mediterranean region in the current COVID-19 context.

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  • Our Views, Our Voices Eastern Mediterranean regional meeting

    When: 23rd June 2021

     If you would like to join the Our Views, Our Voices Eastern Mediterranean region meeting, NCDA members are invited to nominate up to 4 representatives, including people living with NCDs, here. This meeting will take place on Wednesday 23 June 2021 and is co-hosted by the Eastern Mediterranean NCD Alliance. 

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  • Public Health Power Hour

    When: 24th June 2021

    What does Cristiano Ronaldo’s rejection of Coca-Cola in favor of water mean for unhealthy products in sports? Will it add momentum to our efforts to protect consumers and kids from unhealthy products? Join Vital Strategies on Thursday 24 June to learn more. 

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  • Uniting for action: Operationalising the Global Diabetes Compact to improve access to care for people living with diabetes

    When: 25th June 2021

    To ensure that the 74th WHA outcomes truly meet the needs of people living with diabetes, join us on Friday 25th June, virtually, to explore the next steps for key stakeholders and for people living with diabetes worldwide. 

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  • World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference

    When: 30th June 2021 - 03rd July 2021

    The World Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis Conference is an established scientific conference organised by IFPA. It presents the latest developments in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis research. Because medical professionals from both the dermatology and rheumatology field attend, the conference provides a unique cross-specialty forum.

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  • July 2021

  • UN High-Level Political Forum

    When: 06th July 2021 - 15th July 2021
  • August 2021

  • World Breastfeeding Week

    When: 01st August 2021 - 07th August 2021

    World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding.

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  • The World Economic Forum Special Annual Meeting 2021

    When: 17th August 2021 - 20th August 2021

    The World Economic Forum Special Annual Meeting 2021 in Singapore will convene from 17 - 20 August 2021. The meeting follows the success of the Forum's virtual Davos Agenda in January, which brought together world leaders from government, business and society. 

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  • September 2021

  • Global Week for Action on NCDs

    When: 06th September 2021 - 12th September 2021

    Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the number one cause of death and disability in the world. The annual Global Week for Action on NCDs campaign draws on outrage, energy, inspiration, determination and optimism to focus efforts on ensuring NCD prevention and control get the attention and action they deserve. 

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  • 76th Session of the UN General Assembly

    When: 21st September 2021 - 30th September 2021 Read more
  • World Alzheimer's Day

    When: 21st September 2021

    Every September, people come together from all around the world to raise awareness and to challenge the stigma that persists around dementia. 

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  • FDI World Dental Congress 2021

    When: 26th September 2021 - 29th September 2021

    The 2021 WDC will deliver an innovative scientific programme, interactive fora, and an expansive exhibition, attended by the most prominent figures in the dental industry.

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  • World Heart Day

    When: 29th September 2021

    Created by the World Heart Federation, World Heart Day informs people around the globe that cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke, is the world’s leading cause of death claiming 17.9 million lives each year, and highlights the actions that individuals can take to prevent and control CVD. 

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  • October 2021

  • World Mental Health Day

    When: 10th October 2021

    World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.

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  • 7th Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) 2021

    When: 11th October 2021 - 14th October 2021

    Themed “INVESTING IN PEOPLE BEFORE PROFITS; Building momentum towards the Framework Convention on Alcohol Control” GAPC 2021 will build on the interesting national alcohol policy scene in South Africa and draw the best from the global context to create a truly international conference.

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  • World Health Summit

    When: 24th October 2021 - 26th October 2021

    Every October, the World Health Summit draws international experts from academia, politics, the private sector, and civil society to Berlin. During the three-day summit, stakeholders and decision-makers from 100 countries and every field in healthcare work together to find solutions to global health challenges and set the agenda for a healthier future.

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  • World Cancer Leaders' Summit

    When: 25th October 2021 - 26th October 2021

    Global influencers and leaders in cancer control and public health from around the world and from across governments, UN agencies, academia, non-profit organisations and private sectors will convene in order to explore how the cancer community works with and encourages governments to invest in cancer control and be innovative in their approach so they can better understand their cancer burden, improve prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

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  • World Stroke Day

    When: 29th October 2021

    A stroke can happen to anyone, at anytime, anywhere. #1in4 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 2021

    IFPA presents World Psoriasis Day as an annual day dedicated to people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. It has been celebrated on October 29 for more than a decade. On World Psoriasis Day, our member associations and their supporters organise activities around the world to raise awareness of psoriasis.

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  • November 2021

  • World Diabetes Day

    When: 14th November 2021

    World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.

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  • December 2021

  • World Aids Day

    When: 01st December 2021

    World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. 

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