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

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Art Gallery: Health For Youth = #HealthForAll

In April, NCD Child launched a global art contest to promote adolescent voices through artistic expression. The theme, a play on World Health Day, was Health For Youth = #HealthForAll. After receiving more than 60 inspiring entries from 25 countries, the finalists have been selected.

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Call to Action: Essential Medicines & 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.

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.