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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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Learning from NCD Child Advocacy Workshops and Projects: Building Future Policy Opportunities for Health and Education

Learning from NCD Child Advocacy Workshops and Projects: Building Future Policy Opportunities for Health and Education

This report focuses on the future, drawing on NCD Child’s past experience from workshops and small grants. It explores the potential for increased collaboration between the health and education sectors, as key drivers of the response to NCDs, to build a framework for future policy advocacy to address NCDs in children, adolescents, and young people.

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Magnitude of Overweight, Obesity and Insufficient Physical Sports Activities Among Secondary School Students in Kinondoni Municipal, Dar es Salaam

There is an overwhelming increase of Non-Communicable Disease worldwide such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Overweight and obesity are highly associated with development of these diseases. Unhealthy lifestyle such as excessive sugar, alcohol intake and lack of adequate physical activities has been associated with development of obesity. However, these risk factors are not well elucidated among adolescents in Tanzania. We conducted this survey to determine obesity, overweight, self-reported physical activities, and preferred foods among secondary school students in Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

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Childhood Obesity Prevention: Youth-centered policy recommendations for country-level action

NCDs are a major burden for national and global development – posing a major threat to fulfilling the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goal 3 on health and well-being. Unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, two of the main risk factors of NCDs , have increased the prevalence of childhood obesity at an alarming rate. To shift this situation, governments need to design, implement and evaluate social, behavioural and financial interventions with a life-course approach.

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Delivering healthy lives and well-being for women and girls

With Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) causing two of every three deaths of women each year, action to implement Universal Health Coverage (UHC) must recognize and address sex and gender differences in NCD risk factors, care pathways and outcomes if services are to be targeted effectively and deliver healthy lives and well-being for women and girls around the world.NCD Alliance released a new policy brief on women & girls’ health in partnership with @georgeinstitute.

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Youth Recommendations for UN HLM on NCDs

The Third UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on NCDs is less than 90 days away. Over the past six months, child health advocates, including health care providers, civil society, and youth, have repeatedly urged Member States to ensure the final Political Declaration for the UN HLM on NCDs is responsive to the needs of the population most affected by its policies: children, adolescents, and young people. These recommendations were developed by youth advocates and are meant to be shared with Member States throughout July.

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Learning from NCD Child Advocacy Workshops and Projects: Building Future Policy Opportunities for Health and Education

Learning from NCD Child Advocacy Workshops and Projects: Building Future Policy Opportunities for Health and Education

This report focuses on the future, drawing on NCD Child’s past experience from workshops and small grants. It explores the potential for increased collaboration between the health and education sectors, as key drivers of the response to NCDs, to build a framework for future policy advocacy to address NCDs in children, adolescents, and young people.

Read More »
Logo of the east african health research journal

Magnitude of Overweight, Obesity and Insufficient Physical Sports Activities Among Secondary School Students in Kinondoni Municipal, Dar es Salaam

There is an overwhelming increase of Non-Communicable Disease worldwide such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Overweight and obesity are highly associated with development of these diseases. Unhealthy lifestyle such as excessive sugar, alcohol intake and lack of adequate physical activities has been associated with development of obesity. However, these risk factors are not well elucidated among adolescents in Tanzania. We conducted this survey to determine obesity, overweight, self-reported physical activities, and preferred foods among secondary school students in Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

Read More »
African girl smiling and eating an apple

Childhood Obesity Prevention: Youth-centered policy recommendations for country-level action

NCDs are a major burden for national and global development – posing a major threat to fulfilling the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goal 3 on health and well-being. Unhealthy diets and physical inactivity, two of the main risk factors of NCDs , have increased the prevalence of childhood obesity at an alarming rate. To shift this situation, governments need to design, implement and evaluate social, behavioural and financial interventions with a life-course approach.

Read More »
Southeastern doctor taking a blood sample from a patient in a village clinic

Delivering healthy lives and well-being for women and girls

With Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) causing two of every three deaths of women each year, action to implement Universal Health Coverage (UHC) must recognize and address sex and gender differences in NCD risk factors, care pathways and outcomes if services are to be targeted effectively and deliver healthy lives and well-being for women and girls around the world.NCD Alliance released a new policy brief on women & girls’ health in partnership with @georgeinstitute.

Read More »
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Youth Recommendations for UN HLM on NCDs

The Third UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on NCDs is less than 90 days away. Over the past six months, child health advocates, including health care providers, civil society, and youth, have repeatedly urged Member States to ensure the final Political Declaration for the UN HLM on NCDs is responsive to the needs of the population most affected by its policies: children, adolescents, and young people. These recommendations were developed by youth advocates and are meant to be shared with Member States throughout July.

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