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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

  • The FCTC - an evidence-based tool to reduce the burden of disease

    The FCTC - an evidence-based tool to reduce the burden of disease

    Policy Briefs
     |  12th May 2011

    This brief outlines the successes following on from the enactment of the FCTC

  • The Tobacco Industry: Lobbying to Cause Disease

    The Tobacco Industry: Lobbying to Cause Disease

    Policy Briefs
    (803.21kB)  |  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.

  • WHO Global Status Report on NCDs

    WHO Global Status Report on NCDs

    NCD Global Data
     |  04th May 2011

    This report sets out the statistics, evidence and experiences needed to launch a more forceful response to the growing threat posed by noncommunicable diseases.

  • Noncommunicable Diseases: A Priority For Women’s Health And Development

    Noncommunicable Diseases: A Priority For Women’s Health And Development

    Open Letters & Calls to Action
    (1.20MB)  |  25th February 2011

    NCDs impact on women’s health and development across the lifecycle, causing morbidity and mortality, and compromising their socio-cultural status in communities.

  • 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.

  • The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity

    The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity

    Key Political Commitments
    (909.62kB)  |  21st October 2010

    The Toronto Charter for Physical Activity is an advocacy tool designed to help elevate the importance of physical activity as a policy priority throughout the world. The Toronto Charter provides a clear framework relevant to all countries on how to initiate or continue national population-based approaches to physical activity. It defines a set of priority areas for action relevant to all sectors and provides a unifying focus for building partnerships and taking joint action. The Charter is an advocacy tool for use by all involved in physical activity at the local, regional and national level.

  • The MSH Health Systems Strengthening Approach

    The MSH Health Systems Strengthening Approach

    Videos
     |  16th June 2010

    Global Health TV visits Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to see how MSH's systems approach at the community level results in better lives for people living with HIV/AIDS. (2010)