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  • Birth of Zambia NCD Alliance

    Announcements  |  23rd March 2017

    Zambia is currently experiencing a major increase in the burden of noncommunicable diseases, with mounting social and economic costs. In response, the Zambia NCD Alliance has been recently formed.

  • New film reveals the unseen world of TB from the inside out

    World Days  |  23rd March 2017

    To coincide with World TB Day on 24 March, "The Lucky Specials" has been launched in the US. The film illustrates the unseen world of TB. 



  • Same packaging, same shape and same color... but fakes!

    World Days  |  23rd March 2017

    Antibiotics used to treat TB are some of the most commonly falsified medicines in the world, and not only hinder global progress on TB but also control of diabetes in people living with both diseases.

  • New national alcohol policy launched in Ghana

    Announcements  |  22nd March 2017

    The Ghanaian Ministry of Health has launched this week a national alcohol policy aimed at regulating the production, distribution, sale, advertisement and consumption of alcohol in the country.

  • Truth or Myth? Global survey for World Oral Health Day exposes the truth about our oral health habits

    World Days  |  20th March 2017

    A new global survey has exposed a significant gap between what people believe to be good oral health practices, versus what they actually do to ensure they Live Mouth Smart.

  • Women and NCDs: A call to action

    World Days  |  13th March 2017

    We are calling on governments to take urgent action to integrate NCDs into existing HIV/AIDS and maternal health programmes, ensure UHC, and adopt a gender and evidence-based approach to tackling NCDs.

  • NCDs among top priorities for CSW61

    Announcements  |  8th March 2017

    Several of the side events during the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will focus on NCDs, including two events cohosted by the NCD Alliance on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 March.

  • The Union calls for revision of WHO antibiotic priority list 

    Announcements  |  1st March 2017

    The Union demanded today to the World Health Organization to include TB in the Global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, published on 27 February. Read full letter by José Luis Castro.