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  • What is good for the heart is good for the brain

    Announcements  |  19th May 2015

    Against the backdrop of the 68th World Health Assembly, the World Heart Foundation, Alzheimer’s Disease International and the NCD Alliance will hold on 19 May the high-level panel discussion "What is Good for the Heart, is Good for the Brain".

  • 68th World Health Assembly

    Announcements  |  15th May 2015

    With the start of the 68th World Health Assembly only a few days away, we invite you to check out a variety of useful documents, including the NCD Alliance advocacy briefing, information on our side events and an extensive calendar of other relevant side events.

  • NCD Alliance Annual Report launched

    Announcements  |  14th May 2015

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our Annual Report 2014-2015. It offers a snapshot of the activities and achievements of the NCD Alliance and our extensive constituency over the last year. It also includes a summary of financial statements.

  • #WHA68: NCD Alliance side event on health and NCDs in post-2015

    Announcements  |  13th May 2015

    Against the backdrop of the 68th World Health Assembly, the NCD Alliance will hold on 18 May a high-level panel discussion on the means to deliver on ambitious targets for health and NCDs in the post-2015 development agenda. 

  • WHO moves to improve access to lifesaving medicines

    Announcements  |  12th May 2015

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has published the new edition of its Model List of Essential Medicines which includes ground-breaking new treatments for hepatitis C, a variety of cancers (including breast cancer and leukaemia) and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), among others.

  • UN General Assembly high-level thematic debate on the world drug problem

    Announcements  |  07th May 2015

    Today, 7 May, the President of the General Assembly, together with the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs, will hold a high-level thematic debate in the lead-up to the April 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem. The UNGASS will review progress in implementation of the 2009 Political Declaration and Plan of Action on International Cooperation towards an Integrated and Balanced Strategy to Counter the World Drug Problem.

  • World Health Assembly 2015: Placing NCDs in the spotlight

    Announcements  |  30th April 2015

    The World Health Assembly (WHA) which will take place from 18th to the 26th May is now just a few weeks away. The official discussions on NCDs have been scheduled for Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd  and a wide range of NCD-related events will take place throughout the week.

  • Catalysing debate on NCDs

    Announcements  |  23rd April 2015

    On 20-21 April, the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (GCM/NCD) hosted a dialogue on NCDs, Poverty and Development at WHO Headquarters in Geneva attended by NGOs, Academia, UN agencies and Member States.