NCD Child is pleased to welcome the Centre for Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) as our new Secretariat. SickKids is a world-renowned paediatric institution and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to improving children’s health by integrating care, research and teaching.

The Centre for Global Child Health is the dedicated hub for global child health-focused activities at SickKids. Through collaborative research, sustainable capacity building through education, the use of evidence to inform policy, and advocacy for improved health for children and families, the Centre is committed to improving the lives of children and their families in resource-poor environments around the world.

"We're excited to join forces with the Centre for Global Child Health as the new base of the NCD Child Secretariat," says Marie Hauerslev, Chair, NCD Child. "This new partnership will bring new opportunities that will help bridge the gap on non-communicable diseases by ensuring the voices of young people are heard." 

NCD Child is excited to leverage the research and capacity building expertise of the Centre and looks forward to new opportunities to continue to strengthen NCD Child’s role as a leader in the global NCD space for children, adolescents and young people.

Learn more about NCD Child’s new three-year strategic plan.