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  • The Advocacy Agenda of People Living with NCDs in Kenya

    The Advocacy Agenda of People Living with NCDs in Kenya

    Advocacy Materials
     |  05th December 2018

    The Advocacy Agenda of People Living with NCDs in Kenya is the result of a two-day consultative process involving the voices of 52 people living with NCDs, representing diverse conditions along with over 50 diverse stakeholders engaged in the NCD response in Kenya.

  • A breath of fresh air

    A breath of fresh air

    Policy Briefs
     |  29th October 2018

    Air pollution is the world’s largest single environmental health risk, and a leading risk factor for NCDs. According to the WHO, air pollution causes 7 million deaths every year worldwide. Of these deaths, about 80% are from NCDs, making the number of NCD deaths due to air pollution comparable to mortality due to tobacco use. Air pollution negatively affects quality of life for all, and in particular for billions of people living with NCDs.

  • Political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

    Political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

    Key Political Commitments
     |  17th October 2018

    Time to deliver: accelerating our response to address non-communicable diseases for the health and well-being of present and future generations. Approved on 27th September 2018, adopted by UN General Assembly on 10 October 2018.

  • Remarks of members of WHO GCM CoP on meaningful involvement of PLWNCDs

    Remarks of members of WHO GCM CoP on meaningful involvement of PLWNCDs

    Advocacy Materials
     |  09th October 2018

    Members of the WHO GCM Community of Practice on Meaningful Involvement of People Living with NCDs, a platform to develop a shared understanding of the need for, and benefit of, the meaningful involvement of people most affected by and living with NCDs as a key element the NCD response, have responded to the outcomes of the 3rd UN HLM on NCDs through set of remarks highlighting priorities and recommendations on amplifying voices of people living with NCDs.

  • Trouble Brewing

    Trouble Brewing

    Advocacy Materials
     |  24th September 2018

    Alcohol is a leading contributor to death and disability worldwide, but governments haven’t responded to the issue with the attention, resources and action this urgent issue requires, says “Trouble Brewing”, a new report from global health and development organizations, Vital Strategies, the NCD Alliance, IOGT International and the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance. The report debunks misconceptions about alcohol use, exposes industry tactics to market to youth and women and derail regulation, and emphasises the urgency of implementing proven, evidence-based policies.

  • WHO Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health

    WHO Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health

    Advocacy Materials
     |  21st September 2018

    More than 3 million people died as a result of harmful use of alcohol in 2016, according a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 21 September 2018. This represents 1 in 20 deaths. More than three quarters of these deaths were among men. Overall, the harmful use of alcohol causes more than 5% of the global disease burden.

  • Together We Are Stronger - Become a Member of the NCD Alliance

    Together We Are Stronger - Become a Member of the NCD Alliance

    Advocacy Materials
     |  15th July 2018

    Do you want to join the NCD movement and ensure your priorities are represented globally at the highest level? Would you like to connect with NCD advocates and experts at regional and global level, and leverage opportunities for strategic and coordinated action? Are you ready to take your advocacy work to the next level?

  • The NCD Alliance's Membership Principles

    The NCD Alliance's Membership Principles

    Advocacy Materials
     |  14th July 2018

    NCDA's mission is to unite and strengthen our civil society network to stimulate collaborative action for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) through advocacy, accountability, capacity development and knowledge exchange.

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