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.


    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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  • Global Obesity Forum

    When: 20th September 2021

    The event will bring together key players from across the global obesity community to discuss the Global Obesity Coalition’s priorities and progress around three main workstreams: changing the narrative, advancing work on healthy environments, and addressing the role of primary care.

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  • 76th Session of the UN General Assembly

    When: 21st September 2021 - 30th September 2021

    Theme of the session is "Building resilience through hope - to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations".​

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  • 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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  • How cities can lead the development of resource-appropriate guidelines for the management of patients with invasive cervical cancer

    When: 24th September 2021

    Join hosts, Asia Cancer Centres Network Alliance (ANCCA), City Cancer Challenge (C/Can), National Cancer Center Japan and Tata Memorial Hospital, along with international and local cancer care experts for the final session in the Driving Quality Cancer Care in Asia series. Learn how other cities across Asia have successfully developed resource-appropriate cervical cancer care guidelines, while considering the important role of civil society and patients.

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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