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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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NCDs & Social Media: A Primer Joining the Online Discussion

Twitter is an excellent way to get your voice heard. The NCD online conversation has grown tremendously in the last several years with engagement from the Director General of WHO to nurses in rural settings in Africa. To encourage young people to participate in the online dialogue, this basic primer on key accounts, hashtags, and general tips was created.

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Cancer Equity Policy Brief

A child’s ability to survive cancer in low-resource settings is a matter of competing priorities, access, and availability of treatment, which could be addressed through a national pediatric cancer strategy. To date, most countries lack this type of strategy, which prevents them from scaling up appropriate treatment interventions.

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George and two other attendees at the NCD Child Forum

Letter to Government Officials

This letter is developed to be sent from young people to government officials and making our key asks – proposing intergenerational collaboration for NCD policies as well as include a young person in their official country delegation to the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs. We suggest that the letter be sent much in advance of the High Level Meeting, since being included in the preparatory work for the meeting could offer great opportunities to learn and influence.

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Budva Youth Declaration 2017

Budva Youth Declaration

The Budva Youth Declaration, developed during the 2017 International Federation of the Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), is a call to action on the prevention and control of NCDs for all policymakers, sectors of government, civil society, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders. It provides 6 key areas for additional investment and policy coherence.

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Report of the #WHA71 Next Gen & NCDs Townhall

The publication, How youth can drive the NCD agenda: a Report of the 71st WHA Townhall: the Next Generation & NCDs, offers insight from a candid discussion with WHO High-Level Commission on NCDs co-chair, Dr Sania Nishtar on how to better engage young people in the global NCD agenda. It includes feedback from attendees, key takeaways, and recommendations to amplify the voices of youth.

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Notes on NCDAF 2017 Call to Action for Youth

NCDAF 2017 Call to Action for Youth

Youth champions at the NCD Alliance Forum 2017 have launched a new call to action calling on both young people & the wider stakeholder community to step up the pace on NCDs ahead of the UN High Level Political Forum.

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NCD Child Charter and By-Laws

NCD Child is a coalition of organisations and individuals that emerged from the Child-focused Working Group (CFWG) of civil society organisations that convened around the United Nations first global high level meeting on NCDs in September, 2011.The terms of reference of the CFWG ended following the September 2011 meeting—NCD Child was launched to provide an on-going platform for advocacy and collaboration for the needs of children, adolescents and youth.

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  • Resource Type

NCDs & Social Media: A Primer Joining the Online Discussion

Twitter is an excellent way to get your voice heard. The NCD online conversation has grown tremendously in the last several years with engagement from the Director General of WHO to nurses in rural settings in Africa. To encourage young people to participate in the online dialogue, this basic primer on key accounts, hashtags, and general tips was created.

Read More »

Cancer Equity Policy Brief

A child’s ability to survive cancer in low-resource settings is a matter of competing priorities, access, and availability of treatment, which could be addressed through a national pediatric cancer strategy. To date, most countries lack this type of strategy, which prevents them from scaling up appropriate treatment interventions.

Read More »
George and two other attendees at the NCD Child Forum

Letter to Government Officials

This letter is developed to be sent from young people to government officials and making our key asks – proposing intergenerational collaboration for NCD policies as well as include a young person in their official country delegation to the UN High Level Meeting on NCDs. We suggest that the letter be sent much in advance of the High Level Meeting, since being included in the preparatory work for the meeting could offer great opportunities to learn and influence.

Read More »
Budva Youth Declaration 2017

Budva Youth Declaration

The Budva Youth Declaration, developed during the 2017 International Federation of the Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA), is a call to action on the prevention and control of NCDs for all policymakers, sectors of government, civil society, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders. It provides 6 key areas for additional investment and policy coherence.

Read More »

Report of the #WHA71 Next Gen & NCDs Townhall

The publication, How youth can drive the NCD agenda: a Report of the 71st WHA Townhall: the Next Generation & NCDs, offers insight from a candid discussion with WHO High-Level Commission on NCDs co-chair, Dr Sania Nishtar on how to better engage young people in the global NCD agenda. It includes feedback from attendees, key takeaways, and recommendations to amplify the voices of youth.

Read More »
Notes on NCDAF 2017 Call to Action for Youth

NCDAF 2017 Call to Action for Youth

Youth champions at the NCD Alliance Forum 2017 have launched a new call to action calling on both young people & the wider stakeholder community to step up the pace on NCDs ahead of the UN High Level Political Forum.

Read More »
favicon of ncd child

NCD Child Charter and By-Laws

NCD Child is a coalition of organisations and individuals that emerged from the Child-focused Working Group (CFWG) of civil society organisations that convened around the United Nations first global high level meeting on NCDs in September, 2011.The terms of reference of the CFWG ended following the September 2011 meeting—NCD Child was launched to provide an on-going platform for advocacy and collaboration for the needs of children, adolescents and youth.

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