2014 Geneva Health Forum - NCD Café

Event start date: 
11 April, 2014

15-17 April


NCD Café Program

NCD FREE Ghana: Global Health Short Film

Fri, 04/04/2014

Emmanuel Sanwuok is the first NCD Regional Coordinator in the Upper West Region of Ghana, and works tirelessly with his team to provide free NCD screening to his community.

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World TB Day

Mon, 03/24/2014

Tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. The theme of World TB Day 2014 is to "Reach the 3 Million". Of the 9 million people who suffer from TB each year, 3 million are "missed" by health systems; most often coming from the world’s poorest, most vulnerable communities.


Healthy Caribbean Coalition - Civil Society Regional Status Report

Thu, 03/20/2014

This March, the HCC releases its Civil Society Regional Status Report – “Responses to NCDs in the Caribbean Community”. The report details what has been achieved and what is yet to be achieved in the response against NCDs in the Caribbean, and advocates from a civil society perspective for means to slow the NCD epidemic. The Executive Summary is available now, and the full report will be released on 28 March.

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Lancet Manifesto: From Public to Planetary Health

Fri, 03/14/2014

The manifesto calls for a social movement to support collective public health action at all levels of society; human health and wellbeing, threats to the sustainability of our civilisation, and threats to the natural and human-made systems that support us.

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African Common Position on the post 2015 development agenda

Tue, 03/11/2014

Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of UNECA, summarises key messages arising from Africa-wide consultations aiming to articulate an African common position on the post-2015 development agenda.

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World Stroke Congress Call for Abstracts

Mon, 03/10/2014

Abstracts can be submitted for the World Stroke Congress (22-25 October, Istanbul) until 8 April.

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Happy International Women's Day!

Fri, 03/07/2014

Saturday 8 March 2014 is International Women's Day. To learn more about IWD, click here.

To learn more about women and NCDs, click here.