NCD Priorities in Children and Adolescents in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

For the first time, NCD Child brought together young people, delegates and civil society organizations at its regional advocacy workshop to discuss non-communicable disease (NCD) priorities in children and adolescents in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). The three-day in-person workshop focused on four themes: prevention and risk factors, management and treatment, special considerations and platforms […]

Introducing the new NCD Child Global Advocacy Course

The new open-access, online NCD Child Global Advocacy Course aims to increase knowledge about the most pressing non-communicable diseases (NCD) priorities for children, adolescents and young people, and help those interested in NCD advocacy take their knowledge and skills to the next level.

Children & Non-Communicable Disease: Global Burden Report 2019

Children & Non-Communicable Disease: Global Burden Report 2019

The Children & Non-Communicable Disease: Global Burden Report 2019 from NCD Child is the first publication summarizing the current prevalence, disability, and mortality of NCDs in children, adolescents, and young people using data from the World Health Organization, Global Burden of Disease (Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation), and other sources.

Talking Points: Understanding NCDs in Children, Adolescents, & Young People

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The talking points highlight some key messages related to the prevention, treatment, and management of NCDs in young people. The information can be used in a variety of platforms, including but not limited to, social media, advocacy at high-level meetings, outreach to government, and collaborations with important civil society partners.

NCD Alliance CFWG: A Focus on Children & NCDs (2011)

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On 19 and 20 September 2011, the United Nations will hold its second-ever health-related Summit on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases(NCDs). There is cause for optimism: the first health-related UN Summit (held in 2001 for HIV/AIDS) was extremely effective, resulting in a coordinated global response to HIV/AIDS and creation of the Global Fund. The recommendations for UN Member States to guarantee that the ‘best interests of the child’ is a primary consideration in policy formulation related to NCDs.