UNESCO and the World Health Organization has launched the Global Standards for Health-promoting Schools, a resource package for schools to improve the health and well-being for 1.9 billion school-aged children and adolescents. UNESCO and WHO will work with governments to enable countries to adapt the package to their specific contexts. The evidence is clear. Comprehensive […]
Every day, more than 1,000 children are diagnosed with cancer. This news sets all concerned on a demanding and life-changing journey. For children in high-income countries, more than 80% survive. This has been a great achievement in science, innovation and public health. But, for many children living in low- or middle-income countries, the reality is […]
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.
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.
NCD Alliance Briefing Paper on Children and NCDs. Children in Every Policy: Recommendations for a lifecourse approach to NCDs.