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Our Views, Our Voices

Our Views, Our Voices is an initiative that seeks to meaningfully involve people living with NCDs in the NCD response, supporting and enabling individuals to share their views to take action and drive change.

Our Views, Our Voices is a five year initiative (2016-2020) built around four main pillars of work: consultation, campaigns, communications, and capacity development.

Our Views, Our Voices seeks to put people first in the NCD response. It aspires to break down stigma and discrimination, equipping people living with NCDs with the skills, knowledge and opportunities to be leaders and active players in the response to these diseases.

Our Views, Our Voices aims to:

Advocacy Agenda

Through widespread consultation, Our Views, Our Voices is producing an Advocacy Agenda of People Living with NCDs to articulate the issues of most importance to those affected. This agenda will be presented  to decision makers from across the world so that noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) become a priority everywhere. Click here to download the Agenda. 

Community Conversations

72 in-person community conversations are were conducted in 16 different countries in the summer of 2017 to identify common issues faced by people living with NCDs, main recommendations, and how people living with NCDs would like to be meaningfully involved in the NCD response. Click below to explore an interactive dashboard of the stories, quotes, and insights collected!

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Explore Survey Results

As part of the Our Views, Our Voices consultation, 958 people living with NCDs responded to our Online Consultation. Click here to explore an interactive dashboard of the results…

Advisory Committee

To ensure that Our Views, Our Voices is resonant with the wants and needs of a broad cross-section of people living with NCDs, the initiative is guided by a Global Advisory Committee that includes experienced advocates from across the world.