#WorldDiabetesDay 2020 With Dr. Apoorva Gomber

On this #WorldDiabetesDay, NCD Child Young Leader Dr. Apoorva Gomber shares her journey of being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and addresses the misconceptions, stigma and barriers of living with T1D, and how she took action into her own hands to overcome those barriers. Watch her message below.

Call for New Governing Council Members

NCD Child is pleased to announce a call for nominations to its Governing Council for youth (aged 18-30 years) and adult (over age 30) advocates and professionals.

8 weeks until the 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs

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As the 2nd Global Week for Action from 2-8 September 2019 gets closer, the NCD Alliance invites you to start sharing your plans for the week through enoughncds.com. Join in!

The Global Week for Action on NCDs will harness the strengths of the NCD community, including youth and people living with NCDs, and the momentum toward the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage (September 23rd). Find ideas on how you can get involved at enoughncds.com and add your activities to the Map of Impact. More info here.

New Economist Research on NCD Prevention and Youth

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The EIU research, Addressing non-communicable diseases in adolescence, assesses how ten representative countries of different income levels are addressing the challenges associated with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among adolescents. It is based on an NCD scorecard evaluating national efforts in policy, awareness and implementation, with a focus on four risk factors/health areas: healthy diets, nutrition and physical exercise; alcohol and tobacco; sexual and reproductive health; and mental health.