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.


Día mundial contra el cáncer 2019: 'Yo soy y voy a'

Tue, 01/15/2019

El 4 de febrero, con la celebración del Día Mundial contra el Cáncer 2019, se iniciará la campaña de tres años llamada: "Yo soy y voy a".



Improve diets now for better personal and planetary health - Lancet report

Thu, 01/17/2019

Following a healthy and sustainable diet could avoid roughly 11 million premature deaths per year, says a new report by the EAT-Lancet Commission.


Bolstering accountability must be our new year’s resolution for 2019: 9 tools to help

Jess Beagley explains why embracing accountability is the New Year's Resolution we should all commit to for 2019, sharing some handy and recent tools to help you along the way to making good of your own commitment to do more for NCDs this post-HLM3 year. 


'I Am and I Will' - World Cancer Day 2019

Tue, 01/15/2019

World Cancer Day (WCD) 2019, celebrated on 4 February, marks the launch of the 3 -year ‘I Am and I Will’ campaign.


Triunfan ganancias sobre las personas en la reunión sobre el clima de la ONU

Tue, 12/18/2018

Después de varias horas de negociaciones, se acordó el "Libro de Reglas de París", las directrices de implementación del Acuerdo de París, en la reunión de la COP24 en Katowice, Polonia.