A Follow-up discussion on ‘School Health in Latin America: Intersectoral NCD Prevention and Management’
On July 7, NCD Child, in partnership with the Healthy Latin America Coalition (CLAS) and the American Heart Association, is hosted a two-hour follow-up discussion that focused on strengthening partnerships across health and education sectors and highlighted youth-led and youth-focused initiatives in the region. Time was devoted to sharing the report from the Latin America […]
The Double-Burden of Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Engaging Youth in Access to Nutritious Food
On June 14 and 15, 2021, NCD Child, in partnership with the Ghana NCD Alliance and South Africa NCD Alliance hosted a virtual workshop, a UN Food Systems Independent Summit Dialogue, on addressing malnutrition in all its forms in sub-Saharan Africa. The dialogue included a plenary session on day 1, followed by breakout group discussions, […]
Youth Leaders in Action: Advancing Youth Participation in the Global Response to Non-Communicable Diseases
On June 2, 2021, NCD Child, in partnership with the UNICEF, World Obesity Federation, American Heart Association, CLAS Saludable, HRIDAY, and Movendi International hosted a post-World Health Assembly (WHA) session that emphasized the need for young people to be centrally involved in forums such as WHA and beyond as the co-creators, designers and implementers of the global […]
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 presents talk on the importance of including youth voices on gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people
NCD Child, in partnership with the University of Miami and the Lancet Commission on Gender-Based Violence and Maltreatment of Young People presented a youth panel inviting perspectives on gender-based violence and maltreatment of young people. Watch the talk now.
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.
On December 14 and 15, NCD Child in partnership with the Healthy Latin America Coalition (CLAS) and the American Heart Association held a two-day regional workshop entitled ‘School Health in Latin America: Intersectoral NCD Prevention and Management.”
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.
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.
NCD Child Young Leaders have teamed up with NCD Child Governing Council Members during the Global Week for Action on NCDs to take action on NCDs by discussing their priorities on health and NCDs and encouraging more meaningful action on tackling NCDs.