NCD Child hosts first regional workshop in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

For the first time, NCD Child brought together young people, delegates and civil society organizations at its regional advocacy workshop to discuss non-communicable disease (NCD) priorities in children and adolescents in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR). The workshop focused on four themes: prevention and risk factors, management and treatment, special considerations and platforms and monitoring […]

World Health Assembly 73

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NCD Child wholeheartedly endorses the WHA73 Pillar of achieving better health and well-being for one billion people worldwide. With the rising trends of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) globally, there is an increasing need to focus on the impact of chronic NCDs and the challenges they present for health and well-being.

WHO updates essential medicines and diagnostics lists

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WHO has updated its global guidance on medicines and diagnostic tests to address health challenges, prioritize highly effective therapeutics, and improve affordable access with new essential medicines and diagnostics lists. WHO’s Essential Medicines List and List of Essential Diagnostics are core guidance documents that help countries prioritize critical health products that should be widely available and affordable throughout health systems.