Mental Health Advocacy and Action in Europe

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic crisis have aggravated pre-existing drivers of poor mental health across the globe. In addition to severe disruptions to psychosocial support for individuals with pre-existing conditions, increased levels of stress, anxiety, and depression due to lockdowns, job insecurity and conflict are among a myriad of factors that have disrupted […]

Youth in action: Addressing mental health together

On May 11, NCD Child in partnership with UNICEF, OxFord University and ‘My Mind our Humanity’ hosted a fireside chat entitled ‘Youth in action: Addressing mental health together’. A group of young people shared what it was like to live with one or more non-communicable diseases (NCDs) during the pandemic and highlighted steps to protect […]

What Works & What Doesn’t To Meaningfully Engage The Youth Living with NCD Community

For this year’s Global Week for Action on NCDs, NCD Child Young Leaders Anita Bulindi, Dr. Apoorva Gomber, Dr. Shakira Choonara, Alex Kwok and Joab Wako are speaking up to share what it means to meaningfully engage young people when it comes to tackling non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and achieving health for all. This year’s theme […]

Youth in Action: Solutions to Addressing and Managing Diabetes

Back to all news and events #YouthBeyondT1D On September 28, 2021, NCD Child invited young people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) around the world to engage in a dialogue to share their stories and solutions on how they addressed and managed their T1D. The conversation is a continuation from #YouthBeyondT1D, aimed to amply youth […]

Mental Health Parity: A Way Forward for Canada

Green Logo for Global Week for ACtion on NCDs

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.