Living with Type 1 Diabetes – Perspectives from Young People

To contribute to the global diabetes movement and create impactful momentum to address the prevention and care of type 1 diabetes (T1D), NCD Child and partners are raising awareness of young people living with T1D all over the world by launching the #YouthBeyondT1D social media campaign. The campaign will give decision-makers and NCD advocates an understanding of the lived experiences and the need for change to young people’s lives.

NCD Child Co-Chairs NCD Lab on Next Generation and NCDs

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The WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (GCM/NCD) is launching the first cycle of the Noncommunicable Disease Lab (NCD Lab), a new virtual platform that supports submissions that harness innovative solutions to accelerate progress towards achieving the NCD and NCD-related SDGs, and NCD Child is proud to be co-chairing the lab on Next Generation and NCDs.

#WorldDiabetesDay 2020 With Dr. Apoorva Gomber

On this #WorldDiabetesDay, NCD Child Young Leader Dr. Apoorva Gomber shares her journey of being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and addresses the misconceptions, stigma and barriers of living with T1D, and how she took action into her own hands to overcome those barriers. Watch her message below.

World Health Assembly 73

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NCD Child wholeheartedly endorses the WHA73 Pillar of achieving better health and well-being for one billion people worldwide. With the rising trends of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) globally, there is an increasing need to focus on the impact of chronic NCDs and the challenges they present for health and well-being.