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Browse through a selection of resources developed by us, our partners, WHO/UN, and youth advocates. If you are interested in promoting a resource, please email the Secretariat for consideration.

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Non-communicable diseases among adolescents: current status, determinants, interventions and policies

We reviewed literature to develop an adolescent-specific conceptual framework for NCDs. Global data repositories were searched from Jan-July 2018 for data on NCD-related risk factors, outcomes, and policy data for 194 countries from 1990 to 2016. Disability-Adjusted Life Years were used to assess disease burden. A hierarchical modeling approach and ordinary least squares regression was used to explore the basic and underlying causes of NCD burden.

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Snapshot of the 2019 NCD Child fact sheet

2019 NCD Child Fact Sheet (English)

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are one of the biggest health and development challenges of the 21st century. NCDs primarily include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Unintentional and intentional injury, mental heath conditions, and the environment also contribute to the growing number of NCDs in young people.

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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Youth Perspectives

World No Tobacco Day (May 31), is a global day that aims to raise awareness on the harmful effects of tobacco use and second-hand exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. WNTD 2020 focuses on protecting youth from tobacco and related industry manipulation and preventing youth from using tobacco and nicotine products.

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Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People – NCD Advocacy Workshop Series: 2015-2019

In follow up to NCD Child’s 2016 interim report, this report provides an overview of the workshop series launched by NCD Child entitled ‘Protecting Children from NCDs: Leadership Advocacy Training Workshops’ between 2015-2019. It also highlights the results of advocacy projects supported by NCD Child following the workshops, and describes a pathway to expand NCD Child’s workshop model to sustain support for comprehensive NCD prevention and control.

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Non-communicable diseases among adolescents: current status, determinants, interventions and policies

We reviewed literature to develop an adolescent-specific conceptual framework for NCDs. Global data repositories were searched from Jan-July 2018 for data on NCD-related risk factors, outcomes, and policy data for 194 countries from 1990 to 2016. Disability-Adjusted Life Years were used to assess disease burden. A hierarchical modeling approach and ordinary least squares regression was used to explore the basic and underlying causes of NCD burden.

Read More »
Snapshot of the 2019 NCD Child fact sheet

2019 NCD Child Fact Sheet (English)

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are one of the biggest health and development challenges of the 21st century. NCDs primarily include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Unintentional and intentional injury, mental heath conditions, and the environment also contribute to the growing number of NCDs in young people.

Read More »
louis-johansson speaking out about world no tobacco day

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Youth Perspectives

World No Tobacco Day (May 31), is a global day that aims to raise awareness on the harmful effects of tobacco use and second-hand exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. WNTD 2020 focuses on protecting youth from tobacco and related industry manipulation and preventing youth from using tobacco and nicotine products.

Read More »

Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People – NCD Advocacy Workshop Series: 2015-2019

In follow up to NCD Child’s 2016 interim report, this report provides an overview of the workshop series launched by NCD Child entitled ‘Protecting Children from NCDs: Leadership Advocacy Training Workshops’ between 2015-2019. It also highlights the results of advocacy projects supported by NCD Child following the workshops, and describes a pathway to expand NCD Child’s workshop model to sustain support for comprehensive NCD prevention and control.

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