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  • Child rights: the right approach for governments to protect children from harmful marketing

    15th November 2018

    States are under pressure to better protect children from the harmful impact that unhealthy food marketing has on them. Recent Unicef and WHO EURO reports explain why a child rights approach is key to securing their right to health.

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  • Children and Youth

    22nd January 2016

    Numerous international and national laws, policies of governments and statements of international institutions and organisations of international civil society recognise the rights of children to adequate health care. Nonetheless, when it comes to addressing NCDs, children are too frequently left off (or insufficiently acknowledged in) the policy agenda. The NCD Alliance seeks to address this inequity and to recommend a framework for improvement.

  • NCDs & Sustainable Human Development

    2nd April 2015

    NCDs (non communicable diseases) are the #1 cause of death and disability worldwide, and impose years of disability on those affected and their families. NCDs are a significant threat to achieving internationally agreed development goals.