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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 contest aimed to bring awareness to how young people are affected by non-communicable diseases and to share their authentic messages with policy stakeholders on a global scale. The theme, a play on World Health Day, was Health For Youth = #HealthForAll.

Young people between the ages 12-21 from around the world were invited to submit their original artwork in two categories: Drawings and Videos. After receiving more than 60 inspiring entries from 25 countries, the following artists were selected as the finalists.

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Call to Action: Essential Medicines & Equipment

Call to Action: Essential Medicines & Equipment

This Call to Action was developed by the NCD Child Taskforce on Essential Medicines & Equipment (EME), led by NCD Governing Council Member, Nicky Gray. It describes the importance of how different stakeholders must coordinate their efforts to ensure young people and their families have optimum access to appropriate essential medicines and 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.

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snapshot of 2017 NCD Child newsletter

Happy New Year from NCD Child

Check out the latest version of the NCD Child Newsletter. This edition includes a Note from the Chair and an update on NCD Child’s pre-forum at the Global NCD Alliance Forum.

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NCD Alliance Forum 2017 Call to Action screen-shot

NCD Alliance Forum 2017 Call to Action

The youth delegates of the Global NCD Alliance Forum 2017 are leaving Sharjah with a renewed sense of enthusiasm, empowerment, and urgency in the fight to reduce the global impact of NCDs, through prevention and control. Over the course of five days, twenty-two youth champions deliberated, negotiated, and finalized three key priorities to help guide their advocacy in the coming year. The presented Call to Action: Youth, NCDs, & 2018 was endorsed during the Forum as a time-bound and measurable agenda in the lead up to the 2018 UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs. The priorities and activities reflect key areas for action by and for young people, with the support of civil society and government.

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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 contest aimed to bring awareness to how young people are affected by non-communicable diseases and to share their authentic messages with policy stakeholders on a global scale. The theme, a play on World Health Day, was Health For Youth = #HealthForAll.

Young people between the ages 12-21 from around the world were invited to submit their original artwork in two categories: Drawings and Videos. After receiving more than 60 inspiring entries from 25 countries, the following artists were selected as the finalists.

Read More »
Call to Action: Essential Medicines & Equipment

Call to Action: Essential Medicines & Equipment

This Call to Action was developed by the NCD Child Taskforce on Essential Medicines & Equipment (EME), led by NCD Governing Council Member, Nicky Gray. It describes the importance of how different stakeholders must coordinate their efforts to ensure young people and their families have optimum access to appropriate essential medicines and 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.

Read More »
snapshot of 2017 NCD Child newsletter

Happy New Year from NCD Child

Check out the latest version of the NCD Child Newsletter. This edition includes a Note from the Chair and an update on NCD Child’s pre-forum at the Global NCD Alliance Forum.

Read More »
NCD Alliance Forum 2017 Call to Action screen-shot

NCD Alliance Forum 2017 Call to Action

The youth delegates of the Global NCD Alliance Forum 2017 are leaving Sharjah with a renewed sense of enthusiasm, empowerment, and urgency in the fight to reduce the global impact of NCDs, through prevention and control. Over the course of five days, twenty-two youth champions deliberated, negotiated, and finalized three key priorities to help guide their advocacy in the coming year. The presented Call to Action: Youth, NCDs, & 2018 was endorsed during the Forum as a time-bound and measurable agenda in the lead up to the 2018 UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs. The priorities and activities reflect key areas for action by and for young people, with the support of civil society and government.

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