Who We Are

NCD Child is a global multi-stakeholder coalition focused on the prevention, treatment, and management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in children, adolescents, and young people. NCD Child advocates for the inclusion of children, adolescents, and young people in the global NCD agenda; inclusion of child and adolescent NCD prevention in the Sustainable Developmental Goals; promotes both treatment and prevention for addressing the NCD burden; and supports the inclusion of youth and family voices in global and country planning for NCDs.

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News & Events

Call for New Governing Council Members

 

NCD Child is pleased to announce a call for nominations to its Governing Council for youth (aged 18-30 years) and adult advocates and professionals (over age 30). 

NCD Child New Secretariat Announcement

 

NCD Child is pleased to welcome the Centre for Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) as our new Secretariat. SickKids is a world-renowned paediatric institution and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to improving children’s health by integrating care, research and teaching.

NCD Child #YouthCOVIDChat Campaign

 

Join us in helping to raise the voices of young people during these important times! 

Resources

Learning from NCD Child Advocacy Workshops and Projects: Building Future Policy Opportunities for Health and Education

This report focuses on the future, drawing on NCD Child's past experience from workshops and small grants. It explores the potential for increased collaboration between the health and education sectors, as key drivers of the response to NCDs, to build a framework for future policy advocacy to address NCDs in children, adolescents, and young people.

Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People - NCD Advocacy Workshop Series: 2015-2019

In follow up to NCD Child's 2016 interim report, Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People, this report provides an overview of the workshop series launched by NCD Child entitled 'Protecting Children from NCDs: Leadership Advocacy Training Workshops' between 2015-2019. It also highlights the results of advocacy projects supported by NCD Child following the workshops, and describes a pathway to expand NCD Child's workshop model to sustain support for comprehensive NCD prevention and control. 

Children & Non-Communicable Disease: Global Burden Report 2019

The Children & Non-Communicable Disease: Global Burden Report 2019 from NCD Child is the first publication summarizing the current prevalence, disability, and mortality of NCDs in children, adolescents, and young people using data from the World Health Organization, Global Burden of Disease (Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation), and other sources.

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