World Osteoporosis Day theme 2016 announced

Mon, 06/20/2016

Under its theme of Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future, WOD 2016 calls upon the general public to take early action to protect their bone and muscle health, and for health authorities and physicians to protect their communities’ bone health

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Habitat III: We need your support to include health in the 'New Urban Agenda'

Thu, 06/16/2016

NCD Alliance is developing civil society recommendations for inclusion of health priorities in the Habitat III outcome document, and we need your support.

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Did you miss our June 2016 webinar? Video & slides are online

Thu, 06/16/2016

Keep up to date with the latest trends impacting NCDs around the world.  69th WHA decisions and follow-up, 2030 Agenda, UN High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS; HABITAT III & EAT Forum.

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Call for cases: Public-private interactions in nutrition-related NCDs: Lessons from research, policy and practice

Thu, 06/16/2016

This Casebook is seeking submissions on public-private interactions involving the for-profit commercial sector in the prevention of nutrition-related NCDs.

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NCDs in Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS

Wed, 06/15/2016

The recently adopted UN Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS highlights for the first time the need for integrated services and programs for HIV/AIDS and NCDs.

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2016 Global Nutrition Report: Malnutrition becoming the “new normal” across the globe

Mon, 06/13/2016

Malnutrition is on the rise in every country in the world and is a leading global driver of disease, alerts the 2016 Global Nutrition Report launched today in seven cities around the world.

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NCDS at the World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health

Mon, 06/13/2016

The World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health, held last week in Mexico City, was very successful for NCDs, with links being drawn from CVD to the broader NCD agenda from start to finish. 

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New resolution for UN to scale up action on NCDs

Thu, 06/09/2016

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted a new resolution on 2 June broadening the scope of work of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on NCDs (UNIATF) to reflect the NCD-related targets of the SDGs in their work. 

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World Dental Federation partners with NCDA to push for inclusion of NCDs on global health agendas

Thu, 06/09/2016

The FDI World Dental Federation has partnered with NCDA to accelerate political commitment and action on NCDs worldwide, and scale up the global fight against oral diseases. 

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Teaming up with Jamie Oliver to urge for more action to end malnutrition

On May 23, Corinna Hawkes moderated a WHA side-event on nutrition. Representatives of over 10 national governments, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan and chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver called for scaled up action on nutrition commitments.
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