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.


Poner las ENT al frente de la salud de las mujeres y los niños

Wed, 10/17/2018

Las sesiones de los Café de ENT en el Congreso Mundial FIGO de 2018 exploraron las oportunidades para los servicios integrados de ENT y salud materna para mujeres y niñas, y discutieron soluciones con beneficios compartidos.



Putting NCDs at the forefront of women & children’s health

Wed, 10/17/2018

NCD Café sessions at 2018 FIGO World Congress explored the opportunities for integrated NCD and maternal health services for women and girls, and discussed co-benefit solutions.


Do we have the ammunition to beat stroke and NCDs together?

Prof Bo Norrving writes on the value of a more coordinated effort to reduce the burden of stroke and NCDs on individuals and society, by identifying common gaps and collective actions.


Mobilising civil society to scale up national NCD responses

Read what Sir Trevor Hassell, President of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition said on a multistakheholder panel at the UN HLM on NCDs on 27 September on how to mobilise civil society to scale up national NCD responses.

Ampliar las voces de las personas que viven con ENT: mirar más allá de la tercera RAN de la ONU sobre ENT

Tue, 10/09/2018

Comentarios de los miembros de la CoP de la OMS sobre la participación significativa de las personas que viven con ENT con motivo de la tercera RAN de la ONU sobre ENT