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Rethinking social impact in the context of NCDs to advance a people-centred approach to access

Rethinking social impact in the context of NCDs to advance a people-centred approach to access
Published 09th December 2020
Author NCD Alliance
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This discussion paper aims to provide a better understanding of how putting a people-centred lens to the concept of social impact and social business models can help drive progress towards sustainable and equitable access to NCD care for all.
 
Its objectives are to:
  • Outline the limitations of existing approaches for improving access to care and emphasise the need to revisit the concept of social impact in the NCD context;
  • Highlight the value of a people-centred lens to deliver strong health programmes to achieve better health outcomes for people living with NCDs (PLWNCDs);
  • Propose a conceptual framework to review where and how social impact programmes are adopting a people-centred approach for the implementation orscaling-up of NCD access initiatives or programmes.
This discussion paper was developed by the NCD Alliance as part of its work with the NCD Alliance Supporters Group and thanks to a grant from Eli Lilly and Company. It was overseen, developed and written by Tiphaine Lagarde, Manjusha Chatterjee and Cristina Parsons Perez (NCD Alliance). We are grateful for the valuable contributions provided by NCD Alliance’s network of experts who inputted into the discussion paper and organisations which contributed case studies, as well as to members of the Our Views, Our Voices group who participated in the focus group discussion to inform the development of the report.