NCD Child Young Leader, Dina Al-Zou’bi, was a guest author on a blog entitled ‘Building Back Better for Healthy Minds’ for the Global Mental Health Action Network. The blog touches upon the effects of COVID-19 on mental health among young people and sheds light on the what young people need to build back healthy minds.
Hosted by NCD Child, in partnership with the Asia-Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA) and Caring and Living as Neighbours (CLAN), the two-day workshop provided an opportunity for individuals in the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen their advocacy and leadership skills, and collaborate on strategies to keep young people living with obesity and/or diabetes safe during COVID-19. Date: October 23 & 24 Time: […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities of health systems around the world. Emergency measures have created barriers to accessing essential services and medicines, with major impacts on children and young people, especially those living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs). As the pandemic continues into the foreseeable future, we must position youth at the center of […]
In an effort to support the youth NCD community during COVID-19 we have launched the #YouthCOVIDChat campaign on Twitter. This campaign will provide a platform for young people living with or at risk of NCDs to share their stories and experiences during COVID-19, and will further highlight the impact of NCDs on the health and well-being of […]