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 and 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.
News & Events
Webinar Available: Improving Health Outcomes Through NCD Prevention
The webinar featured three presentations about NCDs prevention, in the context of the SDGs and young people’s health and outcomes of the recent Global NCD Forum, with a focus on the roadmap to the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs will be discussed.
Plan UK Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Adolescents
This new report from Plan UK highlights outlines the need to urgently tackle the drivers of ill-health that are established in childhood and adolescence.
Happy New Year from NCD Child
Check out the latest version of the NCD Child Newsletter. This edition includes a Note from the Chair and an update on NCD Child's pre-forum at the Global NCD Alliance Forum.
NCDAF2017 Call to Action for Youth
Youth champions at the NCD Alliance Forum 2017 have launched a new call to action calling on both young people & the wider stakeholder community to step up the pace on NCDs ahead of the UN High Level Political Forum.
Curbing the Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa
This package of publications, supported by the AstraZeneca Young Health Programme (YHP), includes a policy report and data sheet that highlight the importance of taking action now to address NCD risk factors among young people in the Middle East and North Africa.