A Healthier Caribbean: The Caribbean Youth Mental Health Call to Action

The World Health Organization (WHO) describes mental health as a “state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community,” (1). Optimal mental health is critical for […]

Caribbean Youth Mental Health Call to Action

On World Mental Health Day 2022, young people from across the Caribbean have launched the new ‘Caribbean Youth Mental Health Call to Action’ and demanding urgent action from policymakers and leaders from across the Caribbean to transform the region’s mental health systems and to protect the mental health and wellbeing of children and youth in […]

Mental Health Advocacy and Action in Europe – Report

In partnership with The George Institute for Global Health, NCD Child hosted a European Regional Workshop entitled ‘Mental Health Advocacy and Action’. Events, which took place between June 21-30, 2022. The workshop objectives were to: Present a diverse range of case studies from experts who are working to reduce premature mortality from mental illnesses and […]

Report of the #WHA71 Next Gen & NCDs Townhall

The publication, How youth can drive the NCD agenda: a Report of the 71st WHA Townhall: the Next Generation & NCDs, offers insight from a candid discussion with WHO High-Level Commission on NCDs co-chair, Dr Sania Nishtar on how to better engage young people in the global NCD agenda. It includes feedback from attendees, key takeaways, and recommendations to amplify the voices of youth.

Young People and NCDS – Harnessing the Culture of Technology

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The theme of the 2013 ECOSOC AMR is ‘Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the MDGs’. NCD Child welcomes the opportunity to launch this Issues Paper at the ITU-IFPMA Ministerial Roundtable Breakfast, ‘Mobile Worlds, Mobile Actions – mHealth:
The Opportunity for NCDs’ – Palais des Nations, Geneva, 2 July 2013.