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Publications & Multimedia

Find all the NCD Alliance publications and the most recent global data on NCDs.

This section includes the latest NCD Alliance publications, such as policy briefs and analysis, progress tracking and advocacy toolkits, and our annual reports.

Publications & Multimedia

  • Tobacco: A Barrier to Development

    Tobacco: A Barrier to Development

    Policy Briefs
     |  12th May 2011

    This policy brief was completed for the NCD Alliance by the FCTC working group, convened by Framework Convention Alliance in 2011.

  • Tobacco Tax: Good for Health, Good for Government Finances

    Tobacco Tax: Good for Health, Good for Government Finances

    Policy Briefs
    (763.01kB)  |  11th May 2011

    Tobacco is very costly to society through high costs to treat tobacco-induced disease or through loss of productivity as a result of the premature deaths. But governments have a tool to combat the costs of tobacco use - tobacco taxation.

  • GAPA Brief: Addressing harmful use of alcohol is essential to realising the goals of the UN Resolution on non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

    GAPA Brief: Addressing harmful use of alcohol is essential to realising the goals of the UN Resolution on non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

    Policy Briefs
     |  17th February 2011

    This Policy Brief Puts forward the case that addressing harmful use of alcohol is essential in moving forward the agenda to meaningfully impact on NCDs; Highlights the relevance of the call made by the WHA 2010 for countries to implement effective responses to address harmful use of alcohol and to urge that greater support be given to the WHO to enable it to carry out its mandate to reduce harmful use of alcohol; Feeds into relevant UN meetings and associated activities in 2011.