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  • NCD Alliance January 2019 Webinar - 17/01/2019

    09th January 2019

    Our first webinar for 2019 will focus on: Looking ahead through 2019, NCD advocacy priorities for WHO's 144th Executive Board, Learning from stroke prevention and co-morbidites, and a recent report from UICC on cancer medicines.


  • Care

    14th July 2015

    Lack of access and high cost of care, essential medicines and technologies increases morbidity and mortality, and can force people and families into poverty due to disability and out-of-pocket expenses.

  • WHO moves to improve access to lifesaving medicines

    12th May 2015

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has published the new edition of its Model List of Essential Medicines which includes ground-breaking new treatments for hepatitis C, a variety of cancers (including breast cancer and leukaemia) and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), among others.