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  • Facing down the TB-diabetes co-epidemic

    Announcements  |  05th November 2014

    At last week’s 45th World Conference on Lung Health in Barcelona, Spain, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and World Diabetes Foundation jointly issued a call to action against a global co-epidemic of diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis.

  • The Global Asthma Report 2014

    Announcements  |  03rd November 2014

    The Global Asthma Report 2014 is published by the Global Asthma Network and includes strategic and practical recommendations and valuable information for governments, health organisations, health professionals, and people with asthma,

  • WHO AFRO Regional Committee Meeting begins today

    Announcements  |  03rd November 2014

    The 64th Regional Committee Meeting for the WHO AFRO Region begins today in Cotonou, Republic of Benin. NCDs feature in the Report of the work of WHO in the African Region, and engagement with non state actors will be discussed under a standalone agenda item. A statement will be delivered on behalf of NCDA.

  • Caribbean HSS meeting shares lessons learned in NCD care

    Announcements  |  22nd October 2014

    As part of the NCD Alliance Program ‘Strengthening Health Systems, Supporting NCD Action’, the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) in partnership with PAHO/WHO and CARPHA is holding today a Caribbean Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) meeting in Dominica.

  • NCDA joins ITU and WHO in a groundbreaking partnership

    Announcements  |  21st October 2014

    The NCD Alliance has joined with WHO and ITU, the UN information and communication technologies (ICTs) health agency​, in a ground breaking new partnership to focus on the use of mobile technology to improve NCDs prevention and treatment.

  • #theface campaign launched today, share your story

    Announcements  |  01st October 2014

    NCDFREE launched today #theface, its latest global online and crowsourced campaign.

  • Global NCD Alliance Forum announced on sidelines of UN General Assembly

    Announcements  |  24th September 2014

    The NCD Alliance yesterday evening announced the launch of the first Global NCD Alliance Forum, which will take place in November 2015, and will be hosted by Friends of Cancer Patients in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

  • Crucial role of civil society in achieving ‘25x25’ for NCDs highlighted at SIDS Conference

    Announcements  |  05th September 2014

    The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States concluded yesterday in Apia, Samoa. The NCD Alliance was represented by Ms Annabel Lyman, who made two statements on behalf of the NCD Alliance; one at the Side Event on Health and Non-communicable Diseases, and one at the Multi-stakeholder official partnership dialogue on Social development in Small Island Developing States, health and non-communicable diseases, youth and women.