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 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.

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News & Events

Media Release via NCD Alliance: Less than half the world's countries have set NCD targets

This media release, via NCD Alliance, highlights the slow progress of some WHO member stats in setting NCD targets.

NCD Child UNGA Side Event - September 19 @ 12 Noon

NCD Child will be hosting a side event during this years UNGA on September 19th at 12 Noon at the Westin Hotel in New York, New York. 

NCD Consultant Opportunity – Proposals Due September 15th

Plan International UK is seeking a consultant to develop a policy briefing paper that will be delivered at a crucial juncture in NCD policy-making. In working collaboratively with a number of organizations, the consultant will bring together a collective of like-minded advocates to advance common priorities in relation to NCDs and young people.

Resources

August 2017 Newsletter

Check out the latest NCD Child Connect Newsletter

Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (2017)

This guide assists governments in what to do – as well as how to do it – as they respond to the health needs of adolescents in their countries

A Childs Right to Health Infographic

Provides an informative summary of Article 24 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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