NCD Child takes action during the Global Week for Action on NCDs. Read the blog on childhood obesity by NCD Young Leader Yuvreet Kaur, in collaboration with NCD Child Governing Member George Msengi.
NCD Child takes action during the Global Week for Action on NCDs. Read the blog on mental health by NCD Young Leader Alex Kwok, in collaboration with NCD Child Governing Member Victoria Watson.
NCD Child takes action during the Global Week for Action on NCDs. Read the blog on Australia’s NCD landscape by NCD Young Leader Sophie Manoy, in collaboration with NCD Child Governing Member Luis Encarnacion.
NCD Child Young Leaders have teamed up with NCD Child Governing Council Members during the Global Week for Action on NCDs to take action on NCDs by discussing their priorities on health and NCDs and encouraging more meaningful action on tackling NCDs.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are one of the biggest health and development challenges of the 21st century. NCDs primarily include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Unintentional and intentional injury, mental heath conditions, and the environment also contribute to the growing number of NCDs in young people.
Country Collaborations for the Prevention & Management of NCDs in Young People – NCD Advocacy Workshop Series: 2015-2019
In follow up to NCD Child’s 2016 interim report, this report provides an overview of the workshop series launched by NCD Child entitled ‘Protecting Children from NCDs: Leadership Advocacy Training Workshops’ between 2015-2019. It also highlights the results of advocacy projects supported by NCD Child following the workshops, and describes a pathway to expand NCD Child’s workshop model to sustain support for comprehensive NCD prevention and control.
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.
Recognize the deep, lasting impact of NCDs on family health and wellbeing, and more.
Magnitude of Overweight, Obesity and Insufficient Physical Sports Activities Among Secondary School Students in Kinondoni Municipal, Dar es Salaam
There is an overwhelming increase of Non-Communicable Disease worldwide such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Overweight and obesity are highly associated with development of these diseases. Unhealthy lifestyle such as excessive sugar, alcohol intake and lack of adequate physical activities has been associated with development of obesity. However, these risk factors are not well elucidated among adolescents in Tanzania. We conducted this survey to determine obesity, overweight, self-reported physical activities, and preferred foods among secondary school students in Kinondoni Municipal in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.
With Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) causing two of every three deaths of women each year, action to implement Universal Health Coverage (UHC) must recognize and address sex and gender differences in NCD risk factors, care pathways and outcomes if services are to be targeted effectively and deliver healthy lives and well-being for women and girls around the world.NCD Alliance released a new policy brief on women & girls’ health in partnership with @georgeinstitute.