Socioeconomic inequalities in NCD risk factors in LMICs: results from the World Health Survey

Thu, 11/01/2012

BMC Public Health - October 28, 2012


Available online as a PDF

“,,,,Monitoring inequalities in noncommunicable disease risk factor prevalence can help to inform and target effective interventions. The prevalence of current daily smoking, low fruit and vegetable consumption, physical inactivity, and heavy episodic alcohol drinking were quantified and compared across wealth and education levels in low- and middle-income country groups."


GSO 2012 Colloquium Series On NCDs

Event start date: 
30 October, 2012

30 October 2012

Geneva, Switzerland.

"Developing a Framework for a Call to Action: A Collaborative Multi-Stakeholder and Multi-Sectoral Approach for Non-Communicable Diseases"

Host: Geneva Social Observatory

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2nd Anniversary of the HLM on NCDs

We are very proud and happy to mark the second anniversary of the UN High-Level Meeting on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and the adoption of the Political Declaration on NCDs on 19-20 September 2011.


World Heart Day

Event start date: 
29 September, 2012

29 September 2012

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World No Tobacco Day Celebrated Across the World

Tue, 06/15/2010

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.


Tackling air pollution for public health: lessons learnt from the fight against tobacco

Most people say they would never go back to the days when restaurants, offices, and even airplanes were filled with cigarette smoke. Someday, we may be able to talk about air pollution in the same way – but governments will have to take a similar road to get there.


World Food Day: fixing food systems for healthy diets for all

Wed, 10/16/2019

Today on World Food Day, NCD Alliance commends increasing efforts from international organisations, including UNICEF, OECD, FAO and WHO, to respond to the changing profile of malnutrition. 


AGNU74: Appel urgent à combler l’écart entre promesses et progrès en matière de MNT

Tue, 10/01/2019

La semaine dernière, Présidents et Premiers ministres se sont rassemblés au siège des Nations Unies, à New York, pour cinq sommets de haut niveau sur le climat, la couverture sanitaire universelle, les ODD, le financement du développement et le développement durable.


Aux côtés de la NCDA, célébrez les journées de sensibilisation du mois d’octobre

Tue, 10/01/2019

AVC ou cancer du sein, nombreuses sont les dates en octobre qui marquent des journées mondiales liées à la santé, permettant ainsi à toute la communauté mondiale de la santé de s’unir pour sensibiliser aux maladies non transmissibles (MNT).


Nous semons un avenir malade : les gouvernements exhortés à réallouer les subventions accordées aux industries nocives pour la santé

Wed, 09/25/2019

Un nouveau document de synthèse, publié aujourd’hui en marge du Sommet Action climat 2019 du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies et du Dialogue de haut niveau sur le financement du développement exhorte les gouvernements à réexaminer les incitations économiques dont bénéficient actuellement les industries qui nuisent à la santé, telles que les combustibles fossiles, l’alcool et le tabac.