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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Call to Action: Essential Medicines & Equipment

This Call to Action was developed by the NCD Child Taskforce on Essential Medicines & Equipment (EME), led by NCD Governing Council Member, Nicky Gray.  It describes the importance of how different stakeholders must coordinate their efforts to ensure young people and their families have optimum access to appropriate essential medicines and equipment. 

Call to Action developed by NCD Child Taskforce on Essential Medicines & Equipment (EME) to ensure young people and their families have optimum access to appropriate EME.

New Cervical Cancer Crisis Card

Resource via the MENA Coalition Against HPV to raise awareness on need for cervical cancer prevention, screening, and treatment in the Middle East and North Africa.

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. 

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