NCD Alliance / Tag / cancer



  • Anne Lise Ryel receives a Medal of Merit from The King of Norway

    01st December 2021

    Annes Lise Ryel, President of NCDA and former Secretary General of NCS, received the King's Medal of Merit from the King of Norway for her life-long work on cancer and social issues. 

  • Cities Can: accelerating progress towards the SDGs

    08th June 2021

    City Cancer Challenge (C/Can), The Geneva Cities Hub and UN-Habitat invites you to the second in a series of “Geneva Urban Debates” to launch the findings of a new report highlighting the role of cities in accelerating progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What makes these city-led initiatives successful? What are the key challenges, and how are cities and their counterparts in the health and development community working to address these bottlenecks? Speakers from across regions and sectors will reflect on these questions with a particular focus on quality data to inform solutions that respond to local needs, engaging the right stakeholders for “smarter” and more sustainable solutions, andsharing knowledge and skills to boost local capacity.

  • World Cancer Leaders' Summit

    17th February 2021

    Global influencers and leaders in cancer control and public health from around the world and from across governments, UN agencies, academia, non-profit organisations and private sectors will convene in order to explore how the cancer community works with and encourages governments to invest in cancer control and be innovative in their approach so they can better understand their cancer burden, improve prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

  • I Am and I Will: Show your support for World Cancer Day on February 4th

    01st February 2021

    On World Cancer Day people around the world collaborate towards a shared vision: a world where millions of cancer deaths are prevented and access to life-saving treatment and care.

  • World Cancer Day

    04th January 2021

    World Cancer Day every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalysing personal, collective and government action, we're working together to reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving cancer treatment and care is equal for all - no matter who you are or where you live.