8 weeks until the 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs

A group of indian students jumping for joy ahead of global week for action on NCD

As the 2nd Global Week for Action from 2-8 September 2019 gets closer, the NCD Alliance invites you to start sharing your plans for the week through enoughncds.com. Join in!

The Global Week for Action on NCDs will harness the strengths of the NCD community, including youth and people living with NCDs, and the momentum toward the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (September 23rd). Find ideas on how you can get involved at enoughncds.com and add your activities to the Map of Impact. More info here.

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