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
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 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.
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