Stand Up Speak Out podcast now out on YouTube!

Dive into insightful interviews and discussions from the Stand Up Speak Out podcast series, now featured on NCD Child’s YouTube channel. Over the course of seven episodes, NCD Child Young Leaders and co-hosts, Alex Kwok, Apoorva Gomber, Shakira Choonara, Joab Wako and Anita Bulindi, lead heartfelt conversations with people living with NCDs while challenging stigma […]

Organic Tales – Give an organ, give life

All people, no matter where they live, have a right to health and access to quality health care. This includes access to care such as transplantation, a life-saving procedure that is critical for people living with serious conditions such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), a non-communicable disease (NCD) where the kidney loses its function over […]

‘One Step’… Raising awareness of cancer in young people

Young people diagnosed with cancer have unique needs extending from diagnosis, through treatment, and into long-term survivorship care. That is why NCD Child Young Leader, Sophie Manoy, decided to create the ‘One Step‘ initiative, an advocacy project designed to support young people diagnosed with cancer by providing targeted information about diagnosis, treatment modalities and follow […]

Families’ integration in Type 1 Diabetes self-care and control in rural and suburban impoverished communities in Rwanda

In Rwanda, diabetes is a leading non-communicable disease (NCD) for premature death, with type 1 as a predominant condition, and with many cases being misdiagnosed or going undiagnosed due to death. Despite Rwanda’s national community-based health insurance programs, poor socioeconomic status, lack of social inclusion of young people with type 1 diabetes (T1D), and lack […]