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  • Pacific Islands Declare Health Emergency due to NCDs

    Announcements  |  16th June 2010

    The Pacific Island Health Officers Association declared a Regional State of Health Emergency on May 25th due to the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the United States Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI), which include American Samoa, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.

  • World No Tobacco Day Celebrated Across the World

    World Days  |  15th June 2010

    North Africa program “Smoke-free at Work” initiative On World No Tobacco Day, hundreds of youth from Tunisia and Algeria gathered at one of the many community activism events organized by a handful of Youth Advocacy Leaders, as part of the “Smoke-free at Work” Initiative (or “Travaillons Sans Fumée”, its name in French), to raise awareness around the dangers of secondhand smoke in the workplace.

  • May 31: World No Tobacco Day

    World Days  |  31st May 2010

    The Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance is marking World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2010, by calling f

  • World Health Organization welcomes the adoption of UN Resolution on Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

    Announcements  |  14th May 2010

    Dr Ala Alwan, Assistant Director-General for Noncommunicable Diseases & Mental Health at the

  • UN votes yes for NCD Summit

    Announcements  |  14th May 2010

    The UN General Assembly has voted in favour of a UN Resolution tabled on behalf of the Caribbean

  • White House releases strategy to end childhood obesity epidemic

    Announcements  |  11th May 2010

    The White House has released a comprehensive action plan for ending the US childhood obesity epid