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.


Comment la communauté internationale du cancer se prépare pour la Journée mondiale contre le cancer

La Journée mondiale contre le cancer se déroule chaque année le 4 février et est l’initiative unique autour de laquelle le monde peut se réunir pour mieux faire connaître le cancer d’une manière positive et inspirante.  


La fracture injuste qui existe en matière d’accès aux soins palliatifs et au soulagement de la douleur est un échec de santé mondiale

La Journée mondiale contre le cancer est l’occasion de lancer un appel à la communauté sanitaire mondiale afin de répondre à l’impératif éthique d’améliorer l’accès à la prévention, au traitement, à la survie, à la réadaptation et aux soins palliatifs pour le cancer et d’autres maladies qui causent douleur et souffrance.


World leaders to steer Global High-level Commission on NCDs

Tue, 02/20/2018

Four heads of state, numerous government ministers and renowned global health leaders have been named to the Independent Global High-level Commission on NCDs.


Our Views, Our Voices Group Registration


Compromisos SMART para abordar las ENT, el sobrepeso y la obesidad -ACTUALIZACIÓN

Wed, 02/14/2018

La Alianza de ENT ha actualizado su Informe de Políticas: Ambiciosos Compromisos SMART para abordar a las ENT, el sobrepeso y la obesidad.